Deer cross the ice on Saint Mary's Lake around 2 a.m. Friday morning on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in South Bend. Earlier in the morning former Notre Dame president and well-known humanitarian Rev. Theodore Hesburgh died on campus at age 97.

A Notre Dame graduate walks out of the stadium tunnel following the University of Notre Dame's Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 15, 2016. 

Notre Dame's Nyles Morgan (5) bends over backwards as he grabs onto North Carolina's Jordon Brown (2) during the Notre Dame-North Carolina NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC.

South Bend firefighter Capt. Mike Humes pauses for a moment while setting up ventilation in the sanctuary of Holy Cross Church after a fire Wednesday, Dec. 14, in South Bend. 

Notre Dame's Equanimeous St. Brown (6) cartwheels into the end zone for a touchdown over Texas' Dylan Haines during the game on Sunday, Sept. 4, in Austin, Texas.

Notre Dame architecture graduates throw confetti and cheer as their school is announced during the 2017 commencement ceremony Sunday, May 21, 2017, in South Bend.

The "diamond ring" appears when the sun re-emerges as the moon travels past during the total solar eclipse over Hayes Canyon Campground in Eddyville, Ill. 

A person walks on a snowy path at Notre Dame on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in South Bend.

Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson (35) reaches for a rebound next to teammate Steve Vasturia (32) and Louisville's Anas Mahmoud (14) and Ray Spalding (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 77-70. 

Notre Dame men's basketball player Matt Farrell (5) is surprised by his brother Robert "Bo" Farrell on the court following Notre Dame's 77-62 victory over Colgate in an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. Bo Farrell is serving in the U.S. Army and came home from being deployed to Afghanistan.

Fire crews battle a large commercial fire at Abtrex Industries, Inc. in South Bend on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.

The harvest supermoon silhouettes the statue of the Virgin Mary on top the golden dome of the University of Notre Dame's Main Building on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

Fresh snow covers Notre Dame's Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes on Saturday, February 1, 2014, in South Bend. 

Steady rain falls as a person takes cover under an umbrella while walking along the painted crosswalk in front of the Michigan St. parking garage on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in South Bend, Ind.

Notre Dame senior Skylar Diggins waits for her name to be called one last time as she prepares to take the court on Senior Night against Syracuse on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Notre Dame.

Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson (11) shoots behind his back while being fouled next to Milwaukee's Justin Jordan (13), left, and Cody Wichmann (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. 

Heavy rains pour as as Notre Dame and NC State compete in a hurricane in Raleigh, NC, on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. In this photo, Notre Dame's Daelin Hayes (9) forces a fumble as he brings down NC State's Nyheim Hines (7).

Logan Manning, 15, a student at Adams High School, jumps head-first into a large pile of leaves on Thursday at Potawatomi Park in South Bend on November 16, 2016.

Senior PGA golfer David Frost reacts by falling on his back and sticking his legs in the air after missing a putt on the 18th green during the final round of the Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor on Sunday, May 27, 2012. Frost finished the tournament tied for fourth with a score of 9 under.

Notre Dame's Cierre Wood (20) hurdles over Purdue's Ricardo Allen (21) during the game at Purdue's Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette on Saturday, October 1, 2011. 

A construction crew works to remove the Northwestern Mutual Life sign from the Hoffman Hotel building on Friday, June 19, 2015, in downtown South Bend. 

Notre Dame’s Jarron Jones (94) carries his mother as they hug on the field during Senior Day events before the Notre Dame-Virginia Tech NCAA college football game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2016, in South Bend.

The University of Notre Dame's Main Building lit up on Saturday night, February 1, 2014. 

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