Unanimous first-team All-American in 1972 as Irish co-captain . . . made 82 tackles and broke up two passes as sophomore starter in 1970 . . . second on team in tackles in '72 with 96, leading the team with six for lost yardage . . . made 263 career tackles (24 for minus-105 yards) and broke up six passes . . . two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American who earned post-graduate scholarships from NCAA and National Football Foundation . . . played in 1973 College All-Star and Hula Bowl contests . . . second-round pick of the Atlanta Falcons in 1973 NFL draft.