Standout is the fifth-straight starting Notre Dame tight end to be drafted in the top two rounds
Three-time first-team All-American in 1975-77 and a unanimous pick in '77 as senior . . . a 1997 National Football Foundation Hall of Fame inductee . . .finished third in 1977 Heisman Trophy voting . . . first lineman to win Walter Camp Player of the Year Award in 1977 . . . during 1977 national championship season caught 54 passes for 797 yards and six touchdowns . . . caught 128 career passes for 1,759 yards and 15 TDs, ranking third on Notre Dame career receiving chart . . . 1978 participant in Hula Bowl and Japan Bowl . . . first-round pick by San Francisco in '78 NFL draft.