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Stick with your team

Letter to the Editor | Monday, September 17, 2007

After attending the first three football games, I am as disappointed as anyone. To dwell on reasons, to place blame, to criticize may feel good but ultimately is futile. As a student, I heard the chants to fire Dan Devine in 1975 after just three games and even Ara after a 55-24 loss in 1974, despite winning two national championships. There is a great temptation to write off the 2007 Irish football team. DON’T. Show your true colors as fans, students and alumni. This team needs support desperately, not criticism – leave that to pundits like Mark “I hate Notre Dame” May. Anyone can follow a winner. Tough times show the real mettle of true fans. Almost no one will give the Irish a chance against Michigan State. Are you ready to have the Spartans drive another stake into the stadium turf like 2005, or are you going to stay behind this team? The choice is yours.

John F. Lushis, Jr., Esq.

alumnus

Class of 1977

Bethlehem, PA

Sept. 16