Notre Dame's victory on 09/08/12 vs. Purdue at Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, Ind. W, 20-17.
Springmann's Career Highs
Tackles: 3, Wake Forest, Nov. 17, 2012 (0-3)
Sacks: 1.0, at Michigan State, Sept. 15, 2012 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Michigan State, Sept. 15, 2012 (1-0)
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Made reserve appearances in all 13 games... logged 11 tackles with the first two coming against Navy (Sept. 1) in the season opener ... had a solo stop at home against Purdue (Sept. 8) before logging two tackles against Michigan State (Sept. 15) on the road ... also tallied a sack for a loss of two yards against the Spartans ... notched two key tackles against Oklahoma (Oct. 27) and had another tackle at home against Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) ... had a season-high three tackles against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) ... was credited with half of a tackle for loss against the Demon Deacons, good for a one-yard loss.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see any game action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team Indiana all-state pick on Associated Press Class 4A team as offensive tackle ... also named to Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 all-state team as one of eight defensive linemen ... helped Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Indiana Class 4A state title game before losing to Indianapolis Cathedral 31-20 ... Dwenger in 2010 finished 13-1, won the Summit Athletic Conference title for fifth straight year and set an all-time record with 36 consecutive league wins ... first-team all-Northeast Indiana offensive tackle by Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette . . . returned an interception seven yards for a score in 42-0 win over Harding ... recorded 11 tackles and a sack in 46-45 double overtime win over Snider ... IFCA Junior All-State 4A defensive lineman as junior in 2009 when he made 73 tackles and 10 sacks ... also an Associated Pressfirst-team all-state selection on defensive line and SAC first-team offensive lineman in 2009 ... had 89 tackles and nine sacks as sophomore defensive lineman in 2008 ... from same high school as former Irish players John Goodman and Tyler Eifert ... played football with Eifert and played basketball with Goodman when Goodman was a senior and Springmann a freshman ... played for coach Chris Svarczkopf at Bishop Dwenger High School ... son of Dave and Terry Springmann ... enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in history