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Rock·ne

 (rŏk′nē), Knute Kenneth 1888-1931.
Norwegian-born American football coach at the University of Notre Dame (1918-1931). He revolutionized the sport with the use of the forward pass and other offensive strategies requiring speed and agility.

Rock•ne

(ˈrɒk ni)

n.
Knute (Kenneth) (nut) 1888–1931, U.S. football coach, born in Norway.
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Kelly joins Knute Rockne, Ara Parseghian and Lou Holtz as the only Fighting Irish coaches to have three double-digit win seasons at the school.
com/cul ture/best-football-movies), include that slice of Notre Dame propaganda, Knute Rockne All-American, which probably is better known today for a relatively small role (Ronald Reagan as George Gipp) than for its rousing story of Irish football.
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Among his famous roles were George Gipp in the 1940 film Knute Rockne, All-American, and an accident victim in the 1942 film Kings Row.
Coach for a Nation: The Life and Times of Knute Rockne is the first comprehensive biography of legendary 20th century football coach Knute Rockne (1888-1931).
To name only ten of each: persons--Dante, Knute Rockne, Mother Teresa, Babe Ruth, Nefertiti, Mozart, Hedy Lamarr, Buddha, Little Orphan Annie, and Grandma; places--Giza, Nepal, Paris, Santa Fe, Rome, Palestine, Calcutta, Jalapa, Geneva, and Mars.
The gunman, 59-year-old Rockne Newell, was tackled to the ground by two people and was shot with his own gun, authorities said.
Rockne Newell, 59, was arrested in connection with the shooting in Ross Township in the Pocono Mountains region of Pennsylvania, state police Captain Edward Hoke said at a press conference.
But consensus seems to be that Knute Rockne a Norwegian-born American footballer was originally responsible for the 'show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser' line.