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Independents
Independents
Army, Navy, Notre Dame
The Golden Dome of Notre Dame is home to the Fighting Irish, who have gone against the grain by not joining a major conference.
The Golden Dome of Notre Dame is home to the Fighting Irish, who have gone against the grain by not joining a major conference. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Fan Devotion
Are you a season-ticket holder?
YesNo
14.6%84.6%
How many home games do you attend per season?
None1-23-45 or more
30.7%45.4%10.0%13.2%
How many road games, including bowls, do you attend per season?
None1-23-45 or more
51.1%45.3%1.8%1.3%
Tailgating
How would you rate the tailgating scene on game day?
WeakAverageStrongOlympian
3.4%11.9%45.2%36.9%
On average, how much tailgating do you do for each game?
1 hour or less2 hours3 hours4 or more hours
23.7%18.9%18.7%35.8%
Tradition & Rivalries
What are your favorite football traditions at your school?

Notre Dame: "Either watching the players walk from mass to the stadium followed by the pregame band show on the steps of Bond Hall or the playing of Notre Dame, Our Mother following every game, win or loss, with the team joining the students."

Army: "1. Fight Song: On Brave Old Army Team. 2. Cadet March-on.3. Singing Alma Mater after game. 4. Home pregame environment/activities: Parade, Parachutists, Tailgate, Michie Stadium, setting, autumn colors, etc."

What is your biggest conference rival?
Navy MidshipmenNotre Dame Fighting Irish
100.0%0.0%
Army Black KnightsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
96.6%3.4%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black Knights
79.7%3.5%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black KnightsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
74.3%9.8%0.2%
The Navy Cadets defeated Notre Dame this season in a battle of independents.
The Navy Cadets defeated Notre Dame this season in a battle of independents. | AP
What is your favorite stadium to visit in your team's conference?
Notre Dame Fighting IrishNavy Midshipmen
59.5%29.7%
Notre Dame Fighting IrishArmy Black Knights
80.7%14.8%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black Knights
47.9%17.6%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black KnightsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
42.9%16.1%9.3%
Which school as the rudest fans for visitors?
Notre Dame Fighting IrishNavy Midshipmen
43.2%41.9%
Notre Dame Fighting IrishArmy Black Knights
67.0%23.9%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black Knights
31.4%21.6%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black KnightsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
29.5%20.3%7.3%
Which school has the most polite fans for visitors?
Navy MidshipmenNotre Dame Fighting Irish
55.4%31.1%
Army Black KnightsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
64.8%29.5%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black Knights
40.7%21.7%
Navy MidshipmenArmy Black KnightsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
38.3%23.2%4.0%
National View
Outside of your own team's conference, which conference is the strongest on a year-to-year basis?
SECPac-10Big TenBig 12ACCBig EastMACMountain WestSun BeltWACConference USA
65.5%10.7%7.0%6.3%1.6%1.2%0.3%0.2%0.2%0.1%0.0%
Outside of your own team's conference, which conference plays the most enjoyable brand of football?
SECPac-10Big 12Big TenBig EastACCWACMountain WestMACConference USASun Belt
34.1%17.4%13.6%13.0%3.5%3.0%2.3%2.2%0.7%0.6%0.3%

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