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    Joe Schmidt

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Orange, CA

    High School:
    Mater Dei

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 ½ / 230

    Position:
    Inside Linebacker


    10/30/2012

    Coach Kelly Press Conference Transcript - Pittsburgh week

    08/03/2012

    Coach Kelly Press Conference Archive Video & Transcript

    Coach Kelly meets with the media before practice starts on Saturday.

    10/17/2011

    Irish Back From Bye Week To Face Traditional Rival USC

    Notre Dame will play host to the Trojans Saturday in the first night game at Notre Dame Stadium in 21 years (7:40 p.m. ET, NBC).

    09/19/2011

    Irish Close Out First Month Of Season Saturday At Pittsburgh

    Notre Dame to face Panthers for the 67th time in the series, having won 13 of the past 17 meetings (12:07 p.m. ET, ABC).

    09/12/2011

    Irish Return Home Saturday To Face #15 Michigan State

    Notre Dame averaging better than 510 yards of total offense through the first two weeks of the season (3:40 p.m. ET kickoff on NBC).

    11/02/2011

    FB: Irish Connection 20

    ICON returns with an exclusive tour of The Guglielmino Athletics Complex - The Gug - hosted by Mike Golic, Jr. and Brandon Newman.

    09/14/2013

    Notre Dame at Purdue (USATSI)

    Daniels keys fourth-quarter comeback in sixth straight win over Boilermakers, 31-24.

    Schmidt's career highs

    Tackles: 2, at USC, Nov. 24, 2012 (0-2)

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Made appearances primarily on special teams in final 10 games ... credited with six total tackles, including two assisted stops at USC (Nov. 24).

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see any game action.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Three-year letterwinner at Mater Dei High School ... three-year starter at middle linebacker ... recorded 229 career tackles ... helped lead Mater Dei to three straight appearances in the CIF Southern Section Playoffs ... as a senior captain in `10, helped lead Mater Dei to the CIF semifinals, including a victory over national powerhouse Long Beach Poly High School ... registered 98 total tackles, including 72 unassisted stops, 10 tackles for loss and six and a half sacks as a senior ... named all-CIF Southern Conference in 2010 ... earned all-state nomination, all-CIF Southern Section first team as well as first-team honors from the prestigious Trinity League ... named to second team all-orange county ... named team MVP and received 2010 Monarch of the Year Award as a senior on a team that included prep standouts and current USC players Max Wittek and Victor Blackwell ... received award from National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame in recognition for outstanding achievements both on the field and in the classroom ... awarded the prestigious 2010 Man of the Year Award for all Mater Dei High School students for his achievements in athletics, academics and extracurricular activities ... attended same high school as former Notre Dame great and 1964 Heisman Trophy winner John Huarte ... attended only high school in the country with two former players being awarded the Heisman Trophy (Matt Leinart, USC) ... played Pop Warner football with current Notre Dame junior TE Troy Niklas ... son of Joseph and Debra Schmidt ... father, Joseph II, was captain and safety at the University of San Diego ... sister, Catherine, was a 2006 Notre Dame graduate and competed for the Irish track and field program ... sister, Mary Grace, played for the Texas A&M women's soccer team prior to graduation in 2013 ... brother-in-law, Greg Lopez, was a 2006 Notre Dame graduate and captain of the Irish baseball team ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management-entrepreneurship.

    Schmidt's Career Statistics

    Tackles
    Year G-S TT UT AT TFL Scks FF FR BLK
    2011 Did Not Play
    2012 10-0 6 2 4 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0-0
    TOTALS 10-0 6 2 4 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0-0
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