Standout defensive lineman is the highest Notre Dame defensive lineman drafted since 1997.
Consensus All-America pick in 1976 and '77 . . . was inducted into National Football Foundation Hall of Fame in 1999 . . . four-year Irish starter who played on 1973 and 1977 national championship team . . . 1976 Outland Trophy recipient and 1977 Lombardi Trophy winner . . . unanimous first-team All-America end in both 1976 and '77 . . . finished fifth in '77 Heisman Trophy voting . . . holds Notre Dame records for tackles by front four lineman (since 1956) in a career with 340; tackles for minus yardage (since 1967) in a single season with 28 for 203 yards; tackles for minus yardage in a career with 77 for 515 yards; fumbles recovered in a career with 12 . . . had 340 career tackles (77 for 515 in losses), broke up 10 passes, recovered eight fumbles, blocked two kicks, scored two safeties and one touchdown . . . participated in 1978 Japan Bowl and Hula Bowl . . . eighth overall selection in 1979 NFL draft as first-round pick of Cincinnati Bengals and played through '87 season . . . ranked No. 84 in college football.com's top 100 players of all-time... voted into Gator Bowl Hall of Fame in '99... also won Robert Maxwell trophy.