Buck O'Neil: He's a hall of famer to me, and that's alright with him.
Erin: She was already awesome. And then she agreed to marry me.
Fr. Edmund P. "Ned" Joyce, CSC: In Andy's words, Fr. Joyce is the ultimate sidekick, and as Aflac pointed out, he " advanced the causes of ND athletics, and has a building named after him that has hosted commencements, presidents, career fairs, basketball games, hockey games, boxing matches, volleyball games, U2, and racquetball "matches" between Aflac, Yonto, Katy, and the light fixture."
Fr. Edward Sorin, CSC: Without him, there literally would be no Notre Dame. And without Notre Dame, where would any of us be?
Now, the also rans. Also always, those that received multiple votes will get one carryover vote next year.
|Brady Quinn||2||I'm starting to think he was even more amazing then people realized at the time|
|F-bomb||2||Why not? I'm just sayin'|
|Klondike||2||noted sport creator/improver|
|Rebecca Rose Hatton||2|
|Aflac Duck||1||Gave me a nickname. Poses interesting trivia questions. Still contributing to cancer research.|
|Happy New Year!||1||I just ran out of focus here...especially after celebrating the previous vote!|
|bill belichick||1||An interesting coach who seems to hire assistants who are just good enough not to take his job|
|Coach Jackson||1||another #1|
|Detroit Red Wings||1|
|Evan Sharpley's shoes||1|
|Fair Catch Corby||1||I have a mini version of that statue on my bookshelf!|
|Jerome Bettis||1||ND alum, Super Bowl winner, Restaurant owner.|
|JOHN GOCHNAUR||1||according to Google Gochnaur could be arguably the worst baseball player ever|
|Maurice Crum Jr.||1||all heart on and off the field|
|Michael Floyd||1||might as well just put him in now... and hope he does have a Kamara-esque soph year|
|Mike Anello||1||for Heisman|
|Owen Sixteen||1||star of the Detroit Lions|
|Regis Philbin||1||The definition of fired-up-old-guy.|
|Touchdown Jesus||1||Think anyone will get confused when people start yelling "Touchdown Crist!"?|
|women's soccer team/dynasty||1||even if they don't win it all this year, 3 straight final fours, and keeping Grace Hall lit up all semester is appreciated|