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    Kurt Vollers

    Hometown:
    Whittier, CA

    High School:
    Servite

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 312

    Position:
    Offensive Tackle

    Birthdate:
    04/04/1979


    Irish starter at right tackle in 2000 and 2001 ... stalwart of Notre Dame offensive line not missing a game his last two seasons ... good athlete who made noteworthy gains in strength and size ... began as raw talent but developed into solid offensive lineman ... one of Notre Dame's most improved players throughout his career with the Irish ... was a leader on the offensive line, especially vocally his senior season ... earned invitations to the Hula Bowl, the East West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl ... signed a free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts

    AS A SENIOR: Returned as Irish starter at right offensive tackle in 2001 ... played 264:36 minutes in '01 ... named to the all-independent team by collegefootballnews.com ...started at right tackle vs. Nebraska, then moved to right guard in a starting role vs. Michigan State and Texas A&M after injury to Sean Milligan ... returned to start at right tackle the remainder of the season ... named to Football News preseason all-independent team ... helped Irish amass 345 yards rushing vs. West Virginia, Notre Dame's most since gaining 380 yards vs. Boston College last year ... Irish collected 208 yards rushing vs. USC ... helped Notre Dame rush for 233 yards vs. Boston College ... Notre Dame finished 30th in the nation in rushing offense.

    AS A JUNIOR: Irish regular at right offensive tackle in 2000 ... started all 12 games, including vs. Oregon State in 2001 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl ... played every offensive snap vs. Air Force ... helped Irish score four touchdowns on the ground and rack up 380 yards rushing vs. Boston College, the highest Notre Dame rushing output since 1996 vs. Boston College ... helped Irish rank 14th nationally in rushing and 17th in passing efficiency.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in every game on special teams in '99 (60 appearances) and as reserve offensive lineman vs. Kansas, Purdue, Michigan State, and Tennessee ... started last three games of season at left tackle following season-ending injury to Jordan Black ... made first career start vs. Pittsburgh, replacing Black, then also started vs. Boston College and Stanford.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Made one game appearance in '98 as offensive guard ... played vs. Navy as backup at quick guard on Irish offensive line ... made '98 preseason switch from defense to offensive line ... did not see varsity action as rookie Irish defensive lineman in '97.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: USA Today honorable mention All-American ... a Reebok prep All-America pick, one of 26 players ... rated one of top 27 high school seniors in '96 by Football News ... rated 38th nationally among offensive prospects by The Sporting News ... ranked as 25th best prospect nationally by Chicago Sun-Times ... named to Best in the West team by Long Beach Press-Telegram ... earned three letters in football at Servite High School in Anaheim, Calif. ... made 79 tackles and eight sacks on defense in '96 ... helped Servite to league titles in '95 and '96 ... committed to Notre Dame in September '96 ... from same high school as former Irish quarterback Steve Beuerlein ... selected for California vs. Texas Shrine all-star game ... earned two letters in basketball, two in track and one in baseball ... league champion in shot put and discus as junior ... born 4-4-79 in San Gabriel, Calif. ... second oldest of four children ... full name is Kurt F. Vollers ... earned a degree from the College of Arts and Letters with a major in sociology.

    Voller's Career Statistics

    G-GS
    19981-0
    199912-3
    200011-11
    200111-11
    TOTAL35-25
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