#48 Dan Fox
Fox[apos]s career highs
Tackles: 9, Pittsburgh, Nov. 3, 2012 (4-5)
Sacks: 1.0, BYU, Oct. 20, 2012 (1-0); at Michigan, Sept. 10, 2011 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Michigan, Sept. 10, 2011 (2-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, vs Maryland, Nov. 12, 2011
Pass breakups: 1, at Stanford, Nov. 26, 2011; at Oklahoma, Oct. 27, 2012; at Michigan State, Sept. 15, 2012
GRADUATE SEASON (2013): Played in all 13 games with 10 starts … led Notre Dame with 95 tackles on the year … also topped the squad with both his 44 solo tackles and 51 assisted tackles … made five tackles for loss, including one sack, recovered a fumble, made two interceptions and broke up a pass … led the team in tackles in a game five times … finished his career with 226 tackles … totaled five tackles and collected an interception in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers (Dec. 28) in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl … obliterated his previous career high by making 15 tackles at Stanford (Nov. 30) … led the Irish with nine stops against BYU (Nov. 23), including two TFLs, one of which was a sack, while adding a PBU … recorded his 200th career tackle in that game when he dropped Jamaal Williams for a loss in the red zone … made eight tackles at Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) … credited with nine stops against Navy (Nov. 2) … tied Jaylon Smith for the team lead with eight tackles at Air Force (Oct. 26) … had a big game in the Shamrock Series matchup with Arizona State (Oct. 5) … posted a nine-tackle day against the No. 22 Sun Devils while recovering a fumble and returning an interception 14 yards for a touchdown with 1:08 to play, helping ensure the win … had a TFL amongst his three stops against Michigan State (Sept. 21) … in each of Notre Dame[apos]s first two games (Temple on Aug. 31 and Michigan on Sept. 7) had a then-career high 10 tackles including a TFL … one of just seven players nationally with double digit tackles in each of the first two weeks of the 2013 season.
JUNIOR SEASON (2011): Started all 13 games at inside linebacker … notched 48 tackles, including two and a half for loss … also tallied one sack, one forced fumble and one pass breakup on the season … recorded at least three tackles in 11 games, including seven contests with four or more tackles … registered four tackles, including two for loss and one sack, at Michigan … registered season-high six tackles in victory vs. Air Force … had four tackles and first career forced fumble in win vs. Maryland … produced four tackles and first career pass breakup at Stanford.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010): Played in all 13 games for the Irish, predominantly on special teams … totaled 20 tackles, including nine solo stops … ranked fourth on the team with eight overall stops on special teams and tied for third with eight stops on kickoff returns … made first career appearance for the Irish against Purdue … registered four solo stops in the victory at Boston College … notched two unassisted tackles against Pittsburgh … collected three tackles against Western Michigan … registered a season-high seven tackles against Navy … nabbed one solo stop over Army … recorded a pair of assisted tackles in the Hyundai Sun Bowl victory over Miami (Fla.) … totaled 270 snaps on special teams, tied with Bennett Jackson and Steve Filer for the most of any Irish player … totaled 55 snaps on defense.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009): Did not see action for Irish during his rookie year.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated 13th-best outside linebacker by Rivals.com and 15th-best overall prospect in Ohio according to their postseason prospect state rankings … ranked as fourth-best outside linebacker and best in pass coverage according to OhioVarsity.com … named to Ohio All-Championship Team by Bill Greene and Dave Berk, who rank the best players in Ohio during championship weekend … selected to Division I second-team all-state squad by Associated Press … named third-team Division I-II all state by OhioVarsity.com … ranked 76th-best player in Midwest by SuperPrep … member of St. Ignatius High School state championship football team in 2008 … the Wildcats finished the season ranked 12th nationally by USA Today … intercepted one pass in 2008 state title game … recorded 76 tackles as junior, including nine tackles for loss and three interceptions … high school teammate of former Irish players Robby Parris and John Ryan … played safety throughout prep career … played for head coach Chuck Kyle at St. Ignatius … full name is Daniel Patrick Fox … son of Kathleen and Michael Fox … graduated on May 19, 2013 with a management consulting degree from the Mendoza College of Business.
Fox[apos]s Career Statistics
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