FOOTBALL ALUMNI


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 2017 SEASON:

Nick Cotta, Cal Lutheran Univ.
Chris Galvez, Occidental College
Noah Rodriguez-Trammel, Univ. of Utah
Kylan Wilborn, Univ. of Arizona
Lucas Alfonso, Chapman Univ.
Koa Farmer, Penn State
Aaron Haigler, Univ. of Colorado
Daniel Khan, Univ. of North Texas
Mike Little, Purdue Univ.
Matt McNab, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Cameron Page, Chapman College
CJ Sanders, University of Notre Dame

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 8 years in the NFL

Gordy Ceresino ‘75
Stanford; San Fransisco 49er’s

Harper LeBel ‘81

Colorado State; TE & Long Snapper for 10 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, San Fransisco 49er's

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
FSU; 16th overall selection in the 2005 NFL draft; 4 years with the Houston Texans, 2 years with the San Diego Chargers

Nick Folk ‘02
Univ. of Arizona; was selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl, playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kai Forbath ‘06
UCLA; Lou Groza award winner as the top kicker in the country; playing for the Minnesota Vikings

Giancarlo Stanton ‘07
Playing baseball with the Florida Marlins

Wes Horton ‘07
USC; playing for the Carolina Panthers

Ryan Kasdorf '10
Morningside College; playing for Italy's Ancona Dolphins

Daniel Munyer '10
Univ. of Colorado; playing for the Arizona Cardinals

Ben Gottschalk '10
SMU; playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Khalfani Muhammad '13
Cal State; playing for the Tennessee Titans