Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest - Notes

The win was the 21st in the career of Notre Dame's current senior class at Notre Dame Stadium. This sum matches the record set by the 1990 Irish seniors and matched in 1991.


Joe Schmidt Named Monogram Club Most Valuable Player

Schmidt among sixteen Irish players honored.


Five Irish Players Sign NFL Free-Agent Contracts

A total of 13 Notre Dame players from the 2013 squad either drafted or signed this past weekend.


2013 Notre Dame Media Day Quotes

Brian Kelly, eight Irish players and the entire coaching staff met with the media


An Interview with Brian Kelly

The Irish Head Coach Gives Updates on the Team's Offseason


FB: Practice Update March 23 goes inside the second practice of spring 2012 with the Fighting Irish, focusing on the ND linebacking corps.


'Twas The Night Before Christmas...

Irish Student Athletes reflect on the holiday, with some of their favorite memories.


FB: Award Show Highlight Video

Watch the season highlight video shown at the 2011 Football Awards Show.


2011 Football Award Show'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.


FB: Irish Connection 18

ICON provides a mini-feature on George Atkinson III's two kick returns for a touchdown this season, gauges Irish fans reactions to the new helmets on game day and previews the Notre Dame - Navy game.


Notre Dame vs. Rutgers - UTSI

New Era Pinstripe Bowl


Notre Dame vs. Navy (USATSI)

Irish average 9.0 yards per play - a high since 1998 - en route to 38-34 victory.


Notre Dame vs. Temple (USATSI)

The Irish opened the season with a 28-6 home victory, the 200th of Brian Kelly's coaching career.


Fall Practice

Images of the Irish preparing for the 2013 season at the LaBar Practice Complex.


Irish Title Hopes Halted By Crimson Tide, 42-14 (AP)

Everett Golson completed his first season as the starter by going 21 of 36 for 270 yards.

Fox's career highs

Tackles: 9, Pittsburgh, Nov. 3, 2012 (4-5)

Sacks: 1.0, BYU, Oct. 20, 2012 (1-0); at Michigan, Sept. 10, 2011 (1-0)

Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Michigan, Sept. 10, 2011 (2-0)

Fumbles forced: 1, vs Maryland, Nov. 12, 2011

Pass breakups: 1, at Stanford, Nov. 26, 2011; at Oklahoma, Oct. 27, 2012; at Michigan State, Sept. 15, 2012

GRADUATE SEASON (2013): Played in all 13 games with 10 starts ... led Notre Dame with 95 tackles on the year ... also topped the squad with both his 44 solo tackles and 51 assisted tackles ... made five tackles for loss, including one sack, recovered a fumble, made two interceptions and broke up a pass ... led the team in tackles in a game five times ... finished his career with 226 tackles ... totaled five tackles and collected an interception in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers (Dec. 28) in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl ... obliterated his previous career high by making 15 tackles at Stanford (Nov. 30) ... led the Irish with nine stops against BYU (Nov. 23), including two TFLs, one of which was a sack, while adding a PBU ... recorded his 200th career tackle in that game when he dropped Jamaal Williams for a loss in the red zone ... made eight tackles at Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) ... credited with nine stops against Navy (Nov. 2) ... tied Jaylon Smith for the team lead with eight tackles at Air Force (Oct. 26) ... had a big game in the Shamrock Series matchup with Arizona State (Oct. 5) ... posted a nine-tackle day against the No. 22 Sun Devils while recovering a fumble and returning an interception 14 yards for a touchdown with 1:08 to play, helping ensure the win ... had a TFL amongst his three stops against Michigan State (Sept. 21) ... in each of Notre Dame's first two games (Temple on Aug. 31 and Michigan on Sept. 7) had a then-career high 10 tackles including a TFL ... one of just seven players nationally with double digit tackles in each of the first two weeks of the 2013 season.

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 season-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 returns ... 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 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... graduated on May 19, 2013 with a management consulting degree from the Mendoza College of Business.

Fox's Career Statistics

2009 Did Not Play
2010 13 20 9 11 0.0 0 0 0 0 0-0
2011 13 48 21 27 2.5 1-5 1 0 1 0-0
2012 13 63 30 33 2.0 1-2 0 0 2 0-0
Total 39 131 60 71 4.5 2-7 1 0 3 0-0

Dan Fox
Dan  Fox

Graduate Student

Rocky River, OH

High School:
St. Ignatius

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 245

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