September 4, 2001
Have Irish Won Their Last National Championship?
By John Jackson
John Jackson, the beat writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, takes a searching look at this year's Irish. They need an explosive offense and a star there.
Maybe, it's Julius Jones; maybe David Givens.
He also writes, however, that there are those who feel that Notre Dame may have won its last national championship. Recruiting, high academics and an uninspiring offense have conspired to knock the Irish from the pinnacle, perhaps never to return.
It's a contoversial look worth reading: