Consensus All-American in 1943 . . . starter at right end on '43 Irish national championship team . . . caught 30-yard touchdown pass in 1943 Army game in 26-0 Irish win . . . won National AAU indoor shot put title that same year with toss of 50-2 1/2 . . . selected for 1944 College All-Star game vs. Los Angeles Rams . . . first-round pick of Philadelphia in 1945 NFL draft . . . played in pros with Cleveland Browns and New York Yankees . . . spent one year with Montreal Alouettes before returning to play with Washington Redskins.