Played under legendary Coach Lou Holtz | Finished second in voting for the Heisman Trophy for the 1990 season | Two-time All American | Walter Camp Player of the Year 1990 | Starter for the 1988 College Football National Championship winning Fighting Irish team | Had two 1,000 receiving yard seasons in the NFL| Won the 79th Grey Cup, Canadian Football League’s National Championship, with the Toronto Argonauts in 1991 | Named MVP of the Grey Cup |
Shocking the World…. Took the nation by surprise when he accepted an unheard of $18.2 million contract with the Canadian Football League, despite being a heavy favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft
Legendary 1990 Irish Season… Rushed for 537 yards and three touchdowns | Caught 32 passes for 699 yards and two touchdowns | Averaged 24 yards per kick return with one returned for a touchdown | Brought back 13 punts for 151 yards.
The Legacy… Two Sports Illustrated covers | Named No. 75 in College Football News’ “Top 100 Greatest College Football Players of All-Time” | Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns against Michigan in 1989, first time an opponent of Michigan accomplished this | His 91-yard punt return with under a minute left in the '91 Orange Bowl would have gone down as one of the greatest plays in college football history, if not for a controversial clipping call against the Irish |
After Football…. Has worked with Under Amour in developing their BiteTech mouth guards which prevent head injuries | Can be seen with wife, Melani, on VH1’s “Football Wives” | Delivers inspirational speeches on hard work and lessons learned
NFL and Notre Dame Legend
Played under legendary Coach Lou Holtz | Finished second in voting for the Heisman Trophy for the 1990 season | Two-time All American | Walter Camp Player of the Year 1990 | Starter for the 1988 College Football Nationa...