Knute Rockne is to college football what Vince Lombardi is to the NFL. Simply the best coach ever. In fact, no college coach has ever approached Rockne’s success. Over his 13 seasons at Notre Dame, Rockne’s teams posted a mind-numbing 105-12-5 record, good enough for a .881 winning percentage. He fielded five undefeated teams, three national championship teams, and dominated opponents, quadrupling them in scoring. One of the greatest public speakers of his era, Rockne’s pep talks, pre-game speeches and motivational talents are the things of legend, not only at Notre Dame, but in all of sport and all of society, as well. So, take a moment. Close your eyes. Hum the Notre Dame fight song. And if you’re lucky, visions of Rockne will appear. Rockne’s popularity endures to this day, making his cards highly coveted treasures when they occasionally find their way to market.