Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team. Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
When people say dreams don't come true, tell them about Rudy
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Did You Know?
While Rudy's real life service in the US Navy is not mentioned in the film, the military duffel bag he carries in numerous scenes is stenciled with both his name and USN. See more
Rudy breaks away from practice to talk to a girl on the sidelines ("Hey, don't I know you?"). Although Notre Dame practices are usually closed and there should be no spectators, the girl in question was a student manager for the football team. This was evident from her involvement in painting the helmets (a responsibility for the student managers). They are not only allowed on the practice field, but assist with the practice itself. See more
Are you learning stenography or something? Everything he's mouthing is in the goddamn book.
I gotta make an 'A' in this class.
Just remember "Sitz im Leben" and it shouldn't be a problem.
Hike Notre Dame!
Written by Vincent Fagan and Joseph J. Casasanta
Performed by University of Notre Dame Glee Club See more