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VIDEO: 30 Seconds to Know: 1st Down Moses


For as much attention as Touchdown Jesus has garnered, it’s only one of the great campus landmarks that’s been re-appropriated for football on Notre Dame’s campus.

No longer known by its official name (the Word of Life Mural) the iconic image on the side of the Hesburgh Library has taken on the flavor of football, likely because of its primetime real estate just beyond the north endzone of Notre Dame Stadium.

But NBC Sports’ Liam McHugh spends 30 seconds getting us up to speed on another treasure in the shadow of the library. And the 16-foot statue of Moses has been renamed 1st Down Moses.

He’s even got a Twitter handle. (Not to mention horns on his head and the disembodied head of his enemy under his foot.) Come to think of it, the 52-year-old statue might just be the toughest guy on campus.