Und.com's coverage of the 2011 Football Award Show begins at 6:45 p.m. ET with a preview show hosted by Jack Nolan featuring various Irish coaches and players as guests. That leads directly into the award show itself, which begins at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Irish open season with touchdowns on their first three possessions.
SENIOR SEASON (2012): Played in all 13 games, starting nine of them ... shared time with fellow senior Carlo Calabrese ... recorded 63 tackles, which ranked fourth on the squad ... collected 30 solo stops ... added two tackles for loss, one each against Stanford (Oct. 13) and BYU (Oct. 20) ... totaled six tackles vs. Alabama in BCS National Championship Game ... did not start against Pittsburgh on Nov. 3, but had one of his top games with a team-high nine tackles, including four solo stops ... started against No. 8 Oklahoma (Oct. 27) and picked up five tackles, registered a pass breakup and initially deflected a pass from Landry Jones that fellow senior ILB Manti Te'o intercepted ... did not start against BYU, but did collect a sack, the second of his career, and two solo tackles in the victory ... had six tackles, including one for loss, and one quarterback hurry in the thrilling victory over No. 17 Stanford (Oct. 15) ... had started 17 consecutive games before failing to do so against Miami (Oct. 6), but still collected five tackles ... picked up his first career start at OLB against Purdue (Sept. 8), but returned to his normal position of ILB against Michigan (Sept. 22) ... had four tackles and a quarterback hurry in the victory over the Wolverines ... collected seven tackles, including six solo stops, against Navy (Sept. 1) and five more stops in the victory over the Boilermakers.
JUNIOR SEASON (2011): Started all 13 games at inside linebacker ... notched 48 tackles, including two and a half for loss ... also tallied one sack, one forced fumble and one pass breakup on the season ... recorded at least three tackles in 11 games, including seven contests with four or more tackles ... registered four tackles, including two for loss and one sack, at Michigan ... registered career-high six tackles in victory vs. Air Force ... had four tackles and first career forced fumble in win vs. Maryland ... produced four tackles and first career pass breakup at Stanford.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010): Played in all 13 games for the Irish, predominantly on special teams ... totaled 20 tackles, including nine solo stops ... ranked fourth on the team with eight overall stops on special teams and tied for third with eight stops on kickoff return ... made first career appearance for the Irish against Purdue ... registered four solo stops in the victory at Boston College ... notched two unassisted tackles against Pittsburgh ... collected three tackles against Western Michigan ... registered a season-high seven tackles against Navy ... nabbed one solo stop over Army ... recorded a pair of assisted tackles in the Hyundai Sun Bowl victory over Miami (Fla.) ... totaled 270 snaps on special teams, tied with Bennett Jackson and Steve Filer for the most of any Irish player ... totaled 55 snaps on defense.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009): Did not see action for Irish during his rookie year.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated 13th-best outside linebacker by Rivals.com and 15th-best overall prospect in Ohio according to their postseason prospect state rankings ... ranked as fourth-best outside linebacker and best in pass coverage according to OhioVarsity.com ... named to Ohio All-Championship Team by Bill Greene and Dave Berk, who rank the best players in Ohio during championship weekend ... selected to Division I second-team all-state squad by Associated Press ... named third-team Division I-II all state by OhioVarsity.com ... ranked 76th-best player in Midwest by SuperPrep ... member of St. Ignatius High School state championship football team in 2008 ... the Wildcats finished the season ranked 12th nationally by USA Today ... intercepted one pass in 2008 state title game ... recorded 76 tackles as junior, including nine tackles for loss and three interceptions ... high school teammate of former Irish players Robby Parris and John Ryan ... played safety throughout prep career ... played for head coach Chuck Kyle at St. Ignatius ... full name is Daniel Patrick Fox ... son of Kathleen and Michael Fox ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management-consulting.