Following the Fighting Irish's return to football gloryUnranked heading into the season, Notre Dame returned to college football’s epicenter in 2012—finishing a perfect 12–0, ascending to No. 1 in the national rankings, and advancing to face Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game. Undefeated takes readers through every compelling moment, from the season-opening win over Navy in Dublin, Ireland, to the showdown with the Crimson Tide in Miami, capturing the unforgettable season through stories and photos from staff of the award-winning South Bend Tribune. This collector’s edition takes fans on a journey through Brian Kelly’s coaching evolution, quarterback Everett Golson’s rise, tight end Tyler Eifert’s late-season surge, and the tragedy and triumphs of Heisman Trophy runner-up Manti Te’o. Vivid photography helps tell the story every step along the way.
Author BiographyThe South Bend Tribune was founded in 1872 and is the major metropolitan newspaper in South Bend, Indiana. Owned by Schurz Communications, the Tribune has won numerous awards for its coverage of Notre Dame sports.