Member of Notre Dame ’88 National Title Team, Andre Jones Passes Away

Some very sad news out of South Bend to pass on today.

Andre Jones, a starter on the 1988 University of Notre Dame team (their most recent college football national championship team) died this morning in Atlanta at the age of 42. He suffered a brain aneurysm yesterday.

Jones is the father of current ND wide receiver TJ Jones. TJ finished his freshman year of 2010 with 23 receptions (five each versus Navy and Tulsa) for 306 yards, including scoring catches against Purdue, Michigan and Navy. He started seven games and played in 12.

Andre Jones played outside linebacker for former Irish coach Lou Holtz from 1987-90.

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