Near unanimous All-America pick in both 1980 and '81 . . . had 521 career tackles -- still a Notre Dame record . . . holds the records for most tackles in a season (187 in 1979); in a game (26 vs. Clemson in 1979) . . . his 26 tackles also ties the NCAA record... recovered Houston fumble in 1979 Cotton Bowl which led to Irish TD and comeback victory . . . in 1979 won Michigan game with last-second field goal block . . . 1982 participant in Hula Bowl . . . first-round draft pick of NFL New York Jets in 1982 . . . played three years with Jets until injury cut his career short . . . head football coach and teacher at Cincinnati Moeller High School.