Commentary: Dave Zirin on Notre Dame’s Rogue Football Team

Commentary: Dave Zirin on Notre Dame’s Rogue Football Team

Commentary: Dave Zirin on Notre Dame’s Rogue Football Team

After two avoidable deaths and an accusation of sexual assault by a Notre Dame player, it’s past time that the storied football squad had its program suspended.

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It’s past time that the storied Notre Dame football squad had its program suspended, says Dave Zirin. First there was the death of 20-year-old team videographer Declan Sullivan in October. Now there is the emerging truth behind the September 10 suicide of first-year student Elizabeth Seeberg. Seeberg overdosed on antidepressants ten days after telling friends and campus police that a University of Notre Dame football player had sexually assaulted her. This is a football program that has officially gone off the rails.

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