Former coach and athletics director set the path for Notre Dame's football excellence 100 years ago
Two-time consensus Irish all-star and a unanimous first-team All-America selection in 1990 . . . finished third in balloting for Butkus Award as top linebacker nationally in '90 . . . started all 12 games for the Irish, ranking second on squad in tackles with 104 that season . . . top Irish tackler in '90 with 95 . . . had 220 career tackles with eight passes broken up; five interceptions for 103 yards and one touchdown; caused four fumbles; had two fumble recoveries and five sacks for minus-29 yards . . . played in 1991 Japan Bowl and Hula Bowl games . . . drafted in 1991 by the Chicago Bears, then signed with Atlanta in 1993 and New Orleans in 1994 . . . played for World League in Switzerland in '95... member of NCSA advisory board.