Jeffrey Kalei Faine (born April 6, 1981) is an American football center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns 21st overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Faine, a Pro Bowl alternate in 2007, has also played for the New Orleans Saints.
Ken Adamson (born December 10, 1938) is a former American college and professional football player. An offensive guard, he played college football at the Notre Dame University, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Denver Broncos from 1960 through 1962. He was an AFL All-Star in 1961. He now owns a Coors distributorship in Sacramento, California.
Greg Blache (born March 9, 1949) is a retired professional football coach, most recently the defensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins. He served as Defensive Coordinator-Defensive Line 2004 through 2007 for the Redskins, followed by two seasons as the Defensive Coordinator under former coach Jim Zorn. He served as the Chicago Bears' defensive coordinator for five years prior to joining the Redskins.
Andrew Robert Heck is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears, and Seattle Seahawks. He is the current offensive line coach for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. He attended W.T. Woodson High School. He helped lead Notre Dame to a national championship in 1988.
Robert R. Thomas (born August 7, 1952 in Rochester, New York) is a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois and a former professional football player. He has served as the Illinois Supreme Court Justice for the Second District since December 4, 2000 and as Chief Justice from September 6, 2006, to September 5, 2008. His political affiliation is Republican.
Robert John Kuechenberg (born October 14, 1947 in Gary, Indiana) is a former National Football League offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins for fourteen seasons between 1970 and 1983, spending the 1984 season on injured reserve. He was a mainstay in a line that included Hall of Famers Jim Langer, Larry Little, and Dwight Stephenson and played in six Pro Bowls in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Pete Duranko was a college and professional American football player. A defensive end, he played collegiately at Notre Dame. He played his entire professional career for the Denver Broncos, in the American Football League from 1967 through 1969, and in the National Football League from 1970 through 1974. Currently, he is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease, with which he was diagnosed in 2000. He has been raising funds for ALS.
Gregory Leon Bell is a former American football running back in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Los Angeles Raiders from 1984 to 1990. He was a one-time Pro Bowler after his rookie year in 1984 with the Bills after having a 1,100 rushing yards and a seven touchdown season. Bell had his best year after the 1988 NFL season with the Rams, in which he had 1,212 rushing yards and led the league with sixteen touchdowns.
Tim Ruddy (born April 27, 1972 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) but lived in Dunmore, Pennsylvania from his childhood all the way through high school. Tim Ruddy was a center for the Miami Dolphins from 1994–2003.
Elmer Angsman (December 11, 1925 – April 11, 2002) was an American football running back in the NFL. He was born on the south side of Chicago in 1925, the son of Elmer and Helen Angsman. Elmer attended Mount Carmel High School and also starred for Notre Dame in college from 1943 to 1945(playing on the 1943 National Championship team and the College All-Star team that defeated the world champion Cleveland Rams. ), played 7 seasons in the NFL, all with the Chicago Cardinals.
Nick Pietrosante (September 10, 1937 in Derby, Connecticut – February 6, 1988 in Detroit, Michigan) was an All-Pro fullback in the National Football League. Raised in Ansonia, Connecticut, he attended Notre Dame High School of West Haven, Connecticut, graduating with the Class of 1954. He was the first All State athlete at Notre Dame High School. Pietrosante was a star fullback at the University of Notre Dame, He was a first round draft pick in the 1959 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.
Bob Olson is a former American football player. His home town was Superior, Wisconsin. He attended Notre Dame where he played linebacker between 1968 and 1969 and became team captain. In the 1970 Cotton Bowl Classic game against the University of Texas at Austin, he was selected as the defensive MVP. During the 1970 NFL Draft he was selected in the 5th round, 107th player overall, by the New England Patriots, but didn't make the team.
Renaldo Levalle Wynn is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Wynn has also played for the New Orleans Saints, New York Giants and Washington Redskins.
Wayne Vernal Millner (January 31, 1913 – November 19, 1976) was an American football player who was known for his clutch play as an offensive and defensive end for both the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and for the National Football League's Washington Redskins.
Louis Joseph Rymkus (November 6, 1919 – October 31, 1998) was a football player and coach in the National Football League who was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988 and also served as the first head coach of the American Football League's Houston Oilers for 1960, winning the league's first championship, but being fired by Oilers owner Bud Adams after a slow start in 1961.
Glenn Earl (born June 10, 1981 in Southfield, Michigan) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He grew up in Lisle, Illinois and attended Naperville North High School. He then played college football at Notre Dame.
Deke Cooper(born October 18, 1977 in Swainsboro, Georgia) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at Notre Dame. Cooper has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, and Atlanta Falcons.
Gerome Daren Sapp (born February 8, 1981 in Houston, Texas) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.
Brian Jordan Black (born January 28, 1980 in Dallas, Texas) is an American football offensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Black has also played for the Houston Texans.
Rocky Michael Boiman is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Boiman has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Colts in Super Bowl XLI.
Grant Michael Irons (born July 7, 1979 in Middleburg Heights, Ohio) is an American football player who is a free agent, formerly playing for the Oakland Raiders. He played in 43 career games for the University of Notre Dame, making 26 starts at numerous positions on defense. He started playing for the Buffalo Bills in 2002. His father Gerald Irons also played for the Raiders. He is the cousin of Paul Irons, cousin once removed of Kenny Irons and David Irons and the brother of Jarrett Irons.
Robert Leo Patrick "Grandpappy" Dove (February 21, 1921 – April 19, 2006) served as an All-America end at the University of Notre Dame and went on to play for eight seasons in the National Football League. Following his retirement as a professional player, Dove embarked on a 37-year coaching career at the professional and collegiate levels. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
Derek Christopher (DC) Curry (born 1981-09-05 in Houston, Texas) is a former American football linebacker. He entered the National Football League by signing to the Miami Dolphins and then the Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football at Notre Dame where he was a Team Captain and an honorable mention All-American middle linebacker. He is currently the Student Ministries Director at Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana where he oversees the 6th-12th grade ministry.