John Foley (American football)

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John Foley
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: c. 1968
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Chicago (IL) St. Rita
College: Notre Dame
Career highlights and awards

John Foley is a retired American college football linebacker who played for coach Lou Holtz at the University of Notre Dame. In 1985 while playing for St. Rita High School in Chicago, Illinois, he was named as the USA Today High School Defensive Player of the Year.[1][2]

Foley did not play any games in the National Football League. In 2000, he began work as an investment banker in Memphis, Tennessee.


  1. ^ "USA TODAY football players, coaches of year". USA Today. June 26, 2006. 
  2. ^ Bagnato, Andrew (August 25, 1988). "Notre Dame`s Foley Faces More Adversity". Chicago Tribune.