PROFILE: Tony Weaver

July 30, 2002|By Alex Koustenis

Position: Defensive end

College: Notre Dame

Who he is: He was the 52nd overall pick, a second-round draft pick. He was a four-year starter and team captain for Notre Dame. With the Irish, he had 160 tackles (95 solo), 17 sacks for 71 yards and 42 tackles for a loss. Only Ross Browner (28 in 1976) had more stops behind the line of scrimmage in a season in Irish history.

What he misses about home: "I miss the people. I love everybody back home."

On training camp: "The best aspect of training camp is probably the camaraderie, forming bonds with your teammates. The worst aspect is probably two-a-days."

Something people might not know about him: "I play the guitar."

Favorite football moment: "Probably my freshman year, opening game playing Michigan. They were coming off a national championship. Just stepping on that field and being a starter."

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