CAREER: One of three fifth-year seniors on 2010 Irish roster (Barry Gallup Jr. and Dan Wenger are others) ... has started 22 of 28 career games and no offensive player has started more career games ... started each of last 22 games he has appeared in over past two seasons ... bounced back and forth between offensive line and defensive line in first two seasons before settling in as offensive guard during sophomore season.
2009 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games at right guard after making move from left guard in off-season ... one of six offensive players and nine players on team to start every game ... helped Irish ground game eclipse 100-yard mark on nine occasions, including 255-yard performance against Washington State ... saw Irish offense pile up 500+ yards on four occasions, as well as averaging 451.8 yards per contest ... logged 370:06 of playing time and made 65 appearances on special teams.
2008 (JUNIOR): Started all 10 games he played in (did not play against Boston College, Navy, or Syracuse due to a knee injury)... earned his first career start against San Diego State at right guard ... helped the offense rush for 122 yards while allowing no sacks in season-opening win vs. the Aztecs ... was a spark plug for the Irish offensive line, allowing the Irish to rush for over 200 yards against Purdue ... provided great pass support in victory over Stanford, allowing the Irish aerial attack to compile 347 yards against the Cardinal secondary ... started at right guard vs. Washington, helping the Irish amass 459 total yards of offense ... logged 242:53 of playing time with 41 special-teams appearances.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Started spring practices as a nose tackle but moved back to the offensive line prior to the start of the season ... did not play in the first six games but played in each of the last six games on special teams and as a reserve offensive lineman ... earned playing time as a guard and tackle and finished the season as the backup right tackle ... registered 46:44 of playing time and made 25 special-teams appearances.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Strong freshman guard who did not play as rookie but was a valuable member of the show team.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Klein High School in Klein, Texas ... second-team offensive lineman on USA Today prep All-America squad for 2005 ... selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl prep all-star game ... played for Klein High School in Klein, Texas ... rated 33rd on list of top 100 players in Texas by Dallas Morning News ... second-team Texas Class 5A all-state pick in '05 by Texas Sportswriters Association, after 102 pancake blocks ... 57 pancake blocks and only two sacks allowed as junior in '04 ... all-area pick as sophomore and junior ... also plays basketball ... brother played basketball at Texas Southern as 6-11, 320-pound starting center ... mother Lusia was member of United States silver medal-winning basketball team at 1976 Summer Olympic Games ... enrolled at Notre Dame in January 2006 ... born Sept. 12, 1987 ... son of George and Sandra Stewart ... high school coach was Stan Labay ... graduated in three and a half years with a history degree from the College of Arts and Letters ... earned a 3.533 grade-point average in `06 fall semester, a 3.583 in '07 fall semester, a 3.834 in `09 spring semester and finished his undergraduate studies a 3.536 cumulative average... enrolled in College of Law.