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    "He's the guy who's going to feed our family for the next few years" - Head Coach Dan Devine.

    1975 Notre Dame vs. Michigan St. Press Pass - Joe Montana's First Collegiate Start. Under the rule of head coach Ara Parseghian freshman football players were not allowed to practice or play with the varsity team, only play with and against their fellow freshman - hence the highly touted Joe Montana rarely saw competitive action until the spring of 1975 when Dan Devine took over for Parseghian.

    Though he had impressed in pre-season camp Montana did not open the season as the starting quarterback but by the fourth game of the season he was nearly ready to take over at the helm for the Fighting Irish, earning his spot as the starter against the Michigan State Spartans.

    The offered press pass to that historic first start measures 2.5x5.75"and exhibits mild-to-moderate wear with some creasing and a tear from where the string was pulled from the eyelet at the top. Reverse has "Notre Dame" written in graphite.

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    September, 2019
    29th Sunday
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