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Yep, They Play Awesome Football But Notre Dame's Really Scoring at Graduating Athletes

Liz Dwyer

Irish eyes are smiling on Notre Dame's 12-0 record and their all-but guaranteed spot in the BCS National Championship Game but there's something else the school excels at that deserves more attention than how many touchdowns were scored all season: Notre Dame graduates 97 percent of its football players--"more than 20 points higher than the results of any of the other top-five BCS programs." How do the Irish emphasize academics with so much pressure to win?

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