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10/17/2013

And It Came To Pass

Gus Dorais to Knute Rockne became Notre Dame's original game-breakers.

Led Irish in receiving in 1973 with 26 catches and again in '74 with 43 grabs for 667 yards . . . a consensus All-America pick in '74 . . . member of 1973 Irish national championship team . . . in 1973 Sugar Bowl caught three passes in first quarter, setting up first Irish touchdown . . . caught 70 career passes for 1,076 yards and 12 TDs . . . participant in 1975 College All-Star game . . . an Academic All-American in 1974 as well as winner of post-graduate scholarships from NCAA and National Football Foundation . . . 13th-round draft pick of San Diego Chargers in 1975.

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Pete Demmerle
Pete  Demmerle

Hometown:
New Canaan, CT

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 196

Position:
Split End

Years Played:
1972-1974

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