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by Ivan Maisel

Notre Dame Sports Information Office

#19
PASSING THE ROCK

West Point, N.Y. | Nov. 1, 1913

Army knew nothing about the school from Indiana when it came to West Point. Notre Dame quarterback Gus Dorais and end Knute Rockne introduced themselves quickly with a little-trusted weapon: the forward pass. They connected early against the Cadets for a 25-yard touchdown. Dorais went 13-of-17 for 243 yards in a 35-13 rout. The aerial game -- and the Irish -- would never be little-known again.