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Notre Dame Football: Remembering the Chicken Soup Game

18 Apr 1995: San Francisco 49ers fans cheer and wave signs during quarterback Joe Montana''s retirement ceremony. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Stockman /Allsport

Looking back on the 1979 Cotton Bowl, when Joe Montana fought of the flu by eating chicken soup in the locker room to lead Notre Dame Football to victory.

Today, Joe Montana is remembered as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. It’s because of that NFL career that his time as the quarterback of this Notre Dame Football program is often overlooked, but he did have a great career in South Bend.