Notre Dame’s Leprechaun Mascot Named 4th-most Offensive

The “Band of the Fighting Irish” playing at Notre Dame Stadium (Photo by Ken Lund from Reno, Nevada, CC-BY-2.0)

A recent story in the IndyStar explores a study that named “Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish leprechaun” as the fourth-most offensive college football mascot. Though the list later disappeared from the website, its appearance has caused quite a stir and fostered several conversations about college sports mascots.