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Two-year starter at safety in 1964-65 and was a consensus All-American in '65 . . . began career at Notre Dame as walk-on . . . made 106 career tackles, returned eight kickoffs for 185 yards, 39 punts for 612 yards and three touchdowns and had seven interceptions for 220 yards and one TD . . . led Irish in punt returns as junior and senior, with his 459 yards and 19.1-yard average in '65 leading the nation . . . his three TDs on punt returns in '65 was a single-season best and is still tops with Allen Rossum and Tim Brown . . . ranked eighth in '65 in NCAA interception stats . . . participated in 1966 College All-Star game . . . second-round selection by Atlanta and San Diego in 1966 NFL draft . . . his son Todd Rassas played for the Notre Dame lacrosse team and graduated in 1998.

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Nick Rassas
Nick  Rassas

Hometown:
Winnetka, IL

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
Defensive Back

Years Played:
1963-1965

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Event Calendar

September 5
7:30 PM
vs Texas
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
Game Week Central
September 12
3:30 PM
at Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

ABC
September 19
3:30 PM
vs Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 26
3:30 PM
vs Massachusetts
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 3
TBA
at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.

TBA
October 10
3:30 PM
vs Navy
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 17
7:30 PM
vs USC
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 31
TBA
at Temple
Philadelphia, Pa.(Lincoln Financial Field)

TBA

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