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Head Football Coach Lou Holtz

Notre Dame Tenure

Twenty-five seasons as a collegiate head coach have earned Holtz a sterling reputation for turning pretenders into contenders-for taking football programs and elevating them a level or two on their way to the top 20. He fashioned that image by utilizing his expertise at William & Mary, North Carolina State, Arkansas and Minnesota. But nowhere has he done it as impressively as at Notre Dame. Here's a season-by-season briefing of what Holtz's Fighting Irish teams have accomplished: