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  Matt Sarb
Matt Sarb
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lisle, IL

High School:
Lisle Senior

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 201

Position:
Strong Safety

Birthdate:
06/15/1980

HS Coach:
Dan Sanko

AS A SENIOR: Walk-on safety and special teams player for Irish … kickoff-team specialist who made first tackle of season vs. Michigan State…recorded two tackles vs. Stanford.

AS A JUNIOR: Walk-on defensive back for Irish . . . played in final 10 games of season on special teams . . . played in first career game vs. Nebraska . . . made first career tackle on special teams vs. the Spartans - then had two vs. Navy . . . had career-high three tackles vs. Rutgers . . . made 56 regular-season special team appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A Dean's List student in 2001 spring semester with 3.429 grade-point average . . . a pre-professional major in College of Arts and Letters.

G-GSSoloAsst.Tot.
200010-0628
200111-0505
TOTAL21-011213

The Matthew Sarb File

  • I chose Notre Dame because it has been my lifelong dream to play football here
  • My favorite place on campus is the 35-yard line
  • The Irish offensive player who will surprise people this year is Gary Godsey
  • The Irish defensive player who will surprise people this year is Darrell Campbell
  • A word to describe me on the field is suicidal
  • A word to describe me off the field is mellow
  • The people who have helped me the most since I've been at Notre Dame are my fellow walk-ons
  • The best advice I have ever been given is "It only takes one play" from my father
  • If I could bring anything from my hometown it would be El Burrito Mexicano
  • When my football days are over I will be a doctor
  • I would like to switch places for the day with an egyptian pyramid excavator
  • If I could have dinner with any three people in history, they would be Jesus, Knute Rockne and Patch Adams
  • If I could compete against any Notre Dame athlete (non-football), it would be Chad DeBolt (men's lacrosse)
  • Who will Notre Dame play in the 2002 Rose Bowl for the national championship? Texas

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Notre Dame, Ind.

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September 17
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Notre Dame, Ind.

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September 24
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Duke
Notre Dame, Ind.

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October 1
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East Rutherford, N.J.(MetLife Stadium)

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October 8
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North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C.

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October 15
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Notre Dame, Ind.

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October 29
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Notre Dame, Ind.

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November 5
11:30 AM
Navy
Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field)

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November 12
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Army
San Antonio, Texas(Alamodome)

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November 19
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Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

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November 26
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USC
Los Angeles, Calif.

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