CAREER: Fifth-year Irish offensive lineman who was approved for extra season of eligibility by Notre Dame Faculty Board on Athletics since he did not play in a game in 2002 or 2003 ... moved from defensive tackle to offensive line last spring ... one of the team's most active non-scholarship players the last two seasons ... played in five games over the span of the last two years ... previously wore number 93 as a defensive tackle.
2005 (SENIOR): Played in four games as a reserve defensive tackle ... made two tackles ... played 4:28 at defensive tackle against Syracuse ... played 3:26 at defensive tackle in the win over Navy and made two tackles ... saw 46 seconds of action at defensive tackle versus BYU and made one special teams appearance in the game ... logged 8:40 of playing time with one special teams appearance.
2004 (JUNIOR): Played in one game as a reserve defensive tackle ... saw action in the Insight Bowl versus Oregon State ... started at nose guard for the Gold team in the 2004 Blue-Gold spring game ... was credited with one tackle in that game ... logged 0:54 of playing time in the regular season.
2003 (SOPHOMORE): Did not see action as a reserve defensive tackle in 2003.
2002 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a rookie reserve defensive tackle in 2002.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Holy Name High School in Reading, Pa. ... a three-year two-way starter and letterwinner ... all-league offensive tackle and defensive interior lineman ... all-county second-team offense and defense ... named his school's most ideal athlete ... captain of the football team ... editor of the school newspaper ... District III outstanding student athlete ... earned two letters in basketball ... born July 5, 1983 ... full name is Daniel Thomas Chervanick ... brother Mike played football at Pittsburgh ... sister Marie played varsity field hockey at Lehigh before transferring to Notre Dame where she is a junior ... graduated in May 2006 from Mendoza College of Business with a major in accounting and history ... currently enrolled in graduate studies ... earned 3.75 grade-point average in `06 spring semester and finished undergraduate career with 3.596 GPA as Dean's List honoree.
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