Is poised to take over starting strong safety role for the departed Gerome Sapp earned his second career monogram in 02 playing 109:19 minutes and adding 194 special teams appearances can play either safety position, as well as cornerback if needed was Notre Dames sixth defensive back in dime situations in 02 started two games in place of an injured Sapp in 02 former running back made switch from offense to corner early during 2001 spring drills moved to safety in spring 02 solid athlete who has come a long way in adjusting to the defensive side of things.
AS A JUNIOR: Reserve defensive back for Irish in 2002 was primary backup to Gerome Sapp at strong safety, earning two starts against Navy and Rutgers was Notre Dames dime back in 02 recorded a tackle and broke up a pass vs. Purdue after having four tackles in all of 01, recorded four tackles vs. Michigan recorded two tackles vs. Michigan State made four tackles vs. Pittsburgh recorded four tackles vs. Florida State recorded five tackles vs. Navy, then a career-high, in his first career start tied for the team lead with career-high seven tackles, including first career tackle for a loss, vs. Rutgers also had first career fumble recovery vs. Rutgers recorded three tackles vs. USC had a pass deflection against North Carolina State in the 03 Gator Bowl.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Former tailback who moved to cornerback during the offseason backup cornerback for the Irish in 2001 played in all 11 games, exclusively with the kicking teams made 105 special teams appearances in 01, including 12 vs. West Virginia and a career-high 18 vs. Navy recorded the first four tackles of his career vs. Navy.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see game action in 2000, working as reserve running back.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated one of top 100 players in state by Dallas Morning News (one of 20 running backs) and Houston Chronicle (one of 18 running backs) Texas District 22-5A offensive MVP in 99 - and also earned first-team all-district running back honors earned three letters in football as running back and cornerback at Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Texas rushed school record 220 times for school record 1,516 yards and 18 TDs in nine games as senior in 99 caught 10 passes for 145 yards and one TD in 99 helped Kingwood to eight victories in 99 and to league title as sophomore in 97 first-team all-district pick at cornerback as junior in 98 two-time all-conference pick who was captain and team MVP as senior in 99 set school single-game record with 320 rushing yards on 14 carries in one game also scored five TDs in that game career totals included 1,756 rushing yards and 22 rushing TDs, plus 105 receiving yards and one TD nominated for Texas all-star football game earned one letter in track as senior lived in Denver before moving to Texas in 1998 full name is Garron Charles Bible cousin Fred Burris played football at Oklahoma born Dec. 22, 1981, in Heidelberg, Germany older of two children enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in political science and computer applications.