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Francis Michael Stams is a former American football defensive lineman who played at the University of Notre Dame.

Background

Duarte, Frank was born on July 17, 1965 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Jose Dias and Maria Eugenia (De Oliveira) Duarte.

Education

Basal Energy Expenditure Equation, Manhattan College, 1988.

Career

He played on the 1988 National Championship team. He would later play in the NFL, where he was converted to linebacker. Stams earned a bachelor's degree in history at Notre Dame, then played three seasons with the Los Angeles Rams and four seasons with the Browns.

"When I got to Notre Dame, Gerry Faust had me running the ball a lot, but I was moved to defense when Lou Holtz became the coach," said Stams, a 1984 SVSM graduate. "I really missed not carrying the ball but the move turned out to be a blessing.".

Achievements

  • "Football/basketball/baseball standout Frank Stams helped St. Vincent-St. Mary win back-to-back Division III state football championships in 1981 and '82, a Class AA state basketball title in 1984 and was also an All-American on Notre Dame's 1988 NCAA national championship football team. Notre Dame's storied program has not won a national title since Stams' senior year.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, bowling, music, reading, coin collector.

Connections

father:
Jose Dias Duarte

mother:
Maria Eugenia (De Oliveira) Duarte