Talented athlete who will see duty at middle linebacker this season...came to Boston College as a quarterback.
Played in five games as a reserve...made five tackles against both Navy (Sept. 23) and Connecticut (Oct. 7).
Earned Washington Post all-metro honors as a senior quarterback at Gonzaga High School...captured Gatorade’s District of Colombia player of the year accolades...earned all-Mid-Atlantic team honors from Tom Lemming and from SuperPrep magazine...served as a team captain in 1998...played for head coach Maurice Collins...was also a member of Gonzaga’s baseball team.
Jon-David Schmidt, born April 21, 1981...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences with a major in communications...J.D. is the fifth of Patricia and Robert Schmidt’s seven children...maternal grandfather was TV legend Arthur Godfrey.