2005 (SENIOR): Has played in all 11 games ... has 14 tackles (five solos), including one for a loss (four yards), a quarterback sack (four yards) and one quarterback hurry ... recorded two solo tackles against Pittsburgh ... registered his first sack of the season against Michigan (the first solo sack of his career) ... credited with three assisted tackles against Michigan State ... had a career-best four tackles (one solo) against Navy ... made two tackles in the win over Syracuse ... made one tackle, for a loss of a yard, in the win over Stanford ... has logged 96:29 of playing time with six special teams appearances.
2004 (SENIOR): Appeared in eight games as a reserve ... ended the year with three tackles (one solo) ... recorded a solo tackle versus Purdue ... assisted on one tackle against Pittsburgh ... also assisted on one tackle against Oregon State in the Insight Bowl ... totaled 32:12 of playing time.
2003 (JUNIOR): Played in nine games ... made five tackles (two solos), recovered a fumble and assisted on a quarterback sack (two yards) ... saw action at defensive tackle versus Michigan ... had his first career fumble recovery against the Wolverines ... played end versus Pittsburgh, USC and Boston College ... recorded his first tackle of the season versus BC ... played against Florida State after an injury to Kyle Budinscak ... saw time at defensive end versus BYU ... played at end against Stanford, making two tackles and recording his first career sack ... added a tackle against Syracuse ... played 42:53 overall in 2003.
2002 (SOPHOMORE): Earned his first monogram as a reserve defensive end in 2002 ... saw action in all 13 games as the backup to Ryan Roberts at right end ... credited with two tackles (one solo) ... played 32:18, appearing in 10 games on defense and making three appearances on special teams.
2001 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a freshman defensive lineman in 2001.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Marquette High School in Milwaukee, Wis. ... made more than 100 tackles and 15 sacks as senior in 2000 ... Wisconsin all-state pick who was two-year, two-way starter at defensive end and offensive guard ... earned three letters in football, helping his team to win three conference titles and state title as junior in 1999 ... captain of the team as a senior ... a two-time all-league pick ... blocked five kicks and caused two fumbles as senior ... selected for Wisconsin Shrine all-star game ... high school coach Richard Basham attended graduate school at Notre Dame ... attended Notre Dame football camp in summer of 2000 ... won four letters in baseball as first baseman and designated hitter, captaining the squad as a senior ... earned three letters in track, competing in the shot put and discus, captaining team as a senior and helping his team to win state titles as a sophomore and a junior ... full name is Brian G. Beidatsch ... the younger of two children ... born July 9, 1982, in Milwaukee ... graduated in May of 2005 from the Mendoza College of Business with a marketing degree ... enrolled in graduate studies at Notre Dame.