College Football Playoff

Bald Eagle Lands on Notre Dame Fans Before Playoff Game

The eagle was flying around AT&T Stadium before the Cotton Bowl

The University of Notre Dame is making its debut in the College Football Playoff on Saturday, and things took a fascinating turn before the game even began.

During the National Anthem, a bald eagle took flight around AT&T Stadium in Arlington, but instead of returning to its handler, it decided that it wanted to become best friends with a couple of Notre Dame fans:

The Fighting Irish are battling Clemson in hopes of getting to the national championship game, which is slated for Jan. 7 in Santa Clara, California.

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