Under The Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayd Ideals For Football Glory

Author Don Yaeger and Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Douglas Looney reveal the dark truth behind Notre Dame s golden image in a stunning indictment of the university s football program, administration, and controversial head coach, Lou Holtz This national bestseller, now in paper, draws on than 150 candid interviews, many with former players.
Under The Tarnished Dome How Notre Dame Betrayd Ideals For Football Glory Author Don Yaeger and Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Douglas Looney reveal the dark truth behind Notre Dame s golden image in a stunning indictment of the university s football program administrati

  • Title: Under The Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayd Ideals For Football Glory
  • Author: Don Yaeger
  • ISBN: 9780671899387
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Under The Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayd Ideals For Football Glory”

    1. I am one of the players "quoted" in this book.The author contacted me by phone one night. He repeatedly asked me leading questions looking for scandal. More than once he asked me, "Don't you have any dirt for me?" My mother taught me well so even if I had some serious "dirt" I knew better than to tell it to a stranger who says he's working on a history of ND football. I hung up the phone that night knowing I had disappointed this person in his quest for dirt on Notre Dame.That did not stop him f [...]

    2. I am not a Notre Dame alumnus nor a Lou Holtz apologist, but it seemed like this book was pretty much just a Lou Holtz slam job. You cannot talk about Notre Dame football without talking about Lou Holtz, but why spend chapters on his past employment at Minnesota and Arkansas except to paint a picture on patterns of inappropriate behavior by Holtz? Seemed like only the last few chapters actually focused on Notre Dame's practices and policies. But it was an interesting read and definitely containe [...]

    3. Bestselling story of the University of Notre Dame football team and its years under Coach Lou Holtz. When released, this book was quite a blow to those who placed Notre Dame on a perch of "holier than thou" college football programs.

    4. Nice slamjob of a team and school that I just LOVE TO HATE. Though for some reason I don't hate Lou Holtz. He is the Bobby Knight of college football in my opinion, and I love Knight as well.

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