Brothers Divided: Navy's Tom Lynch & Notre Dame's Jim Lynch guests on Countdown to Kickoff


Notre Dame, Ind. Perhaps no family defines the Notre Dame-Navy rivalry better than the Lynch family.

Navy alum Tom Lynch and Notre Dame graduate Jim Lynch, both former star players for their respective football programs, joined Jeff Jeffers on Countdown to Kickoff Saturday.

Irish fans know Jim Lynch well. He was the captain of Notre Dame's 1966 national championship team, coached by Ara Parseghian.

His older brother Tom was a member of Navy's 1963 squad that defeated Notre Dame. The Midshipmen then went 44 years without a win in the series before snapping the skid in 2007. Admiral Tom Lynch was front and center watching that game and no one celebrated more outside the Navy locker room than Tom moments after the win.

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