ND All-American Mirko Jukovic dies

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — A member of Notre Dame's 1988 national championship team has died.

According to ESPN, Mirko Jurkovic, an All-American lineman, died Thursday at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.

He was only 42-years-old.

He started on teams that won both the 1989 Orange Bowl and the 1991 Sugar Bowl.

He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the ninth round of the 1992 NFL draft.

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