A player who has contined to make great strides on the field in his first two seasons ... is expected once again to compete for playing time at defense ... a good communicator on the field ... communicates as well as anyone on defense and has worked hard at understanding Irish defensive scheme ... has become a very physical and aggressive player ... has a great knowledge of the game and understanding of Notre Dame?s defensive scheme will earn him increased playing on the field this season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in three games this season...saw action for the first time in 2001 against Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in two games as a rookie in 2000...saw action in his first collegiate contest against Villanova and also came off the bench against Fairfield.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned four letters in lacrosse and three in football...led Brother Rice High School to four consecutive Catholic League championships in lacrosse as well as three state titles ...served as team captain for both sports in his senior season ...earned prep All-American honors in 1999...garnered all-conference honors in lacrosse and football in final scholastic campaign...was an all-city and all-state selection in ?99 ...participated in North/South All-Star Game...a Dean?s List student, he holds a 3.429 overall grade point average...born June 10, 1980... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in management information systems.
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