• Athlete
High School
  • Bloomington High School South
Graduation Year
  • 1974
  • Football
  • 2013

Parade All-American, All-State for 182-point kicking career at South (104-114 extra points, 26-40 field goals) … first kicker given scholarship by Ara Parseghian at Notre Dame; graduated there as No. 2 football scorer all-time (247 points: 39 field goals, 130 PAT) … still 5th … among greatest straight-on kickers ever, still has ND record for longest field goal (53 yards), 2 others over 50 … career highlight: 47-yard field goal started fifth-ranked Irish to Cotton Bowl victory over No. 1 Texas, vaulting Irish to top of polls and 1977 National Championship … twice led team in scoring, including championship year … coached by Parseghian and Dan Devine; teammates included Joe Montana, Ross Browner, Bob Golic, Ken MacAfee, Luther Bradley, Gerry DiNardo, Vegas Ferguson, Dan “Rudy” Ruettiger.