Saturday marks several milestones in ND Stadium history

As fans entered Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday they helped the university celebrate a couple of big milestones.

Saturday was the 400th game inside the house that Rockne built.

The stadium’s first game was in October of 1930 when Knute Rockne guided the team to victory over SMU.

Today is also the 200th consecutive sellout of Notre Dame Stadium.

Every seat has been sold since the 1973 Air Force game.

In those 78 years, the stadium has certainly earned plenty of honors, and has seen plenty of games and fans pass through its gates.

Fifteen head coaches have led the Irish through the tunnel and onto the field.

Two fewer men have led the country in that time, 13 have called the white house home since 1930.

Only eight road teams have won their first game inside Notre Dame Stadium.

And finally, today was the Dean of Local Sports, Jeff Jeffers' 195th consecutive home game dating back to Ara’s last game in 1974.


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