Notre Dame has produced five USA Today and Parade Magazine All Americans since 1994

Chris Sailer ’94 (UCLA)

Justin Fargas ’97 (Michigan, USC; Oakland Raiders)

Travis Johnson ’99 (Florida State; Houston Texans, San Diego Chargers)

Kai Forbath ’05 (UCLA; Washington Redskins) 

Dayne Crist ’07 (University of Notre Dame)

 

2 Gatorade California State Players of the Year

Justin Fargas ’97

Ryan Kasdorf ‘10

The following former ND Knights are playing NCAA football this 2015 season:

Lucas Alfonso *Chapman University

Josh Anderson *University of Notre Dame
Austin Crist *Claremont-McKenna College

Koa Farmer *Penn State
Aaron Haigler *University of Colorado

Ryan Kasdorf *Morningside College

Daniel Khan *University of North Texas
Mike Little *Purdue University

Matt McNab *Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Khalfani Muhammad *Cal Berkeley

Cameron Page *Chapman College

Cody Page *Stonehill College

Sam Robinson *Linfield College

CJ Sanders * University of Notre Dame

Kyle Sulka *UC Davis

Derek Turner *Linfield College

 

Notable alumni football players include:

 

Terry Donahue ‘62

Former UCLA Head Football Coach and has the most wins of any coach in the Pac-10 Conference (98 league victories) and UCLA (151 wins) history and former San Francisco 49ers General Manager

Tim Foli ‘68

1st Major League draft pick in MLB in 1968; Played with the Mets, Montreal Expos, SF Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cal Angels, NY Yankees.  Coached with the Rangers, Brewers, Royals, Reds & Nationals

John Vella ‘68

First Team All-American and captain at USC; 1977 Super Bowl with the Raiders; played nine years in the NFL

Gordy Ceresino ‘75

Stanford; played in the NFL with SF 49er’s

Harper LeBel ‘81

Colorado State; TE & Long Snapper for ten years in the NFL primarily with the Atlanta Falcons

Chris Sailer ‘95

UCLA All-American as Bruin punter 1995-98 and place kicker 1997-98. National high school record holder for field goals in a season

Jorge Piedra ‘97

Drafted out of NDHS to the Dodgers; played MLB with Colorado Rockies

Justin Fargas ‘98

7 years with the Oakland Raiders

Travis Johnson ‘00

Florida State; 16th overall selection in the 2005 NFL draft; Houston Texans, San Diego Chargers

Nick Folk ‘02

In his 6th year as NFL place kicker now with New York Jets; was selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl

Kai Forbath ‘06

UCLA; Lou Groza award winner as the top kicker in the country; currently with the Washington Redskins.

Giancarlo Stanton ‘07

Florida Marlins

Wes Horton ‘07
USC, with the Carolina Panthers
Daniel Munyer '10
Univ. of Colorado, playing for Kansas City Chiefs