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Former Ryle Standout Among Notre Dame Players Arrested

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Joe Montana's son was one of the 11

Notre Dame athletes who were among 42 people arrested on

misdemeanor charges of underage drinking at a party Friday night.

Nate Montana, son of the former Irish and NFL standout, was one

of eight football players arrested, a St. Joseph County sheriff's

spokesman said Saturday. Also arrested was Tim Abromaitis, the

basketball team's second-leading scorer.

The others were wide receivers Robby Toma and Tai-ler Jones,

linebacker Steve Filer, kicker Nick Tausch, cornerback Lo Wood, and

offensive linemen Chris Watt and former Ryle standout Tate Nichols; incoming freshman

point guard Eric Atkins; and incoming hockey goalie Steven


Two other non-athletes face a misdemeanor charge of providing

alcohol to minors. The sheriff's spokesman said most had been

released on $150 bond.

Notre Dame officials said coaches were aware of the arrests and

any possible discipline would be handled internally.


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