Fighting Irish players celebrate the holiday together
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The Fighting Irish are headed to Stanford this weekend, but first they got in a good meal.
Players who couldn't make it home spent the holiday at coaches' homes, which is no small task to cook for the football team.
Players and coaches say they're a family, but of course some players miss being home for the holiday, especially those who love Thanksgiving.
"Thanksgiving is a time for my whole family to come together,” said Irish Inside Linebacker Manti Te’o. “My extended family and we just had a big potluck. We had the normal Thanksgiving meal, turkey, stuffing, but we also had local favorites family favorite foods."
The Irish will come together for a meeting, they will then head to Stanford on Friday.