Standout defensive lineman is the highest Notre Dame defensive lineman drafted since 1997.
Consensus All-America pick in 1966 and three-year starter as defensive right end from 1964-66 . . . had 63 tackles in '66 while helping Irish to national title . . . made 134 career tackles; recovered four fumbles; broke up two passes and scored one touchdown . . . 1967 participant in East-West Shrine game and College All-Star game . . . first-round choice of Minnesota in 1967 NFL draft as 15th overall selection . . . also played with Chicago Bears . . . played in four Super Bowls with Vikings and earned NFL MVP one year . . . received NCAA Silver Anniversary award in 1992 . . . elected to National Football Foundation Hall of Fame in 1993 . . . recipient of the 2001 Dick Enberg Award given annually to a person whose actions and commitment have furthered the meaning and reach of the Verizon Academic All-America? Programs and/or the student-athlete while promoting the values of education and academics . . .voted one of the top 100 Minnesotans of the century and 100 most important Minnesota sport figures in history... lawyer elected to Minnesota Supreme Court in 1992.