Montana Leads The Irish Back (1977 vs. Purdue)

In 1977, long before cementing his legacy as one of football’s all-time greats, Joe Montana (’79) came off the bench and led Notre Dame to an improbable fourth quarter comeback against Purdue. In this video, Steve Orsini (’78) looks back on the game, the first of ten straight victories that helped Notre Dame earn its tenth national championship.