Biography of Knut Rockne

Biography of Knut Rockne

Knut Kenneth Rockne – American football coach, known for his leadership team “Notre Dame.” In 1893 Knut Rockne moved with his family to Chicago.

Rockne was the best in football with Notre Dame and Gus Doreys. In 1913, his team was considered one of the most privileged, despite the use of the front passes.

In 1914, Rockne began to work as an instructor for Notre Dame. And from 1918 to 1931 he headed football coaching. During his 13 years, during which Rockne trained the team, Notre Dame won 105 games, lost 12. He also had 5 undefeated, controversial seasons.

Rockne not only made Notre Dame the leading football team in the country, but also significantly changed the theory of the game. He highlighted the attacks, developing the accuracy of the line of defense, the movement of players. In addition, Rockne improved the strategy of the game. During his career Knut Kenneth Rockne brought up, developed many football stars. Including the so-called “Quartet of Horsemen of Notre Dame” – the famous players of the defense line, which included Harry Stuldrehr, James Crowley, Don Miller, Elmer Lyden.


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Biography of Knut Rockne