Rockne returned home [from Pittsburgh] exhausted.
In season it's not uncommon for them to spend at least 40 hours a week, often 50 or 60 hours (on their sports). These guys do it willingly because they believe they can win the lottery and become a high-paid pro athlete.
They're sort of merging in terms of football emphasis. They've not only fired coaches who have gone to bowl games, but it's under the same premise. They don't think it's good enough to be in the top 10 or 12. They believe they should be in the top four or five - every year.
The most authentic documentary film ever made was him choking Neil Reed. I can't imagine ever topping that.
They've been on scholarship since the third grade. Everybody regards them as the chosen people.