Demmerle from the "Dome" (1975)
|Date of birth||September 6, 1953|
|Date of death||May 24, 2007 53)(aged|
|Place of death||Greenwich, Connecticut|
|College||University of Notre Dame|
|High school||New Canaan High School|
|Career highlights and awards|
Peter Kirk Demmerle (September 6, 1953 – May 24, 2007) was an American football player. He played college football at the wide receiver position for the University of Notre Dame and was a consensus first-team selection to the 1974 College Football All-America Team. He graduated from Fordham University School of Law and worked in the insurance practice group at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae. He died in 2007 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
- "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
- "Death Notice for Peter K. Demmerle". The New York Times. May 30, 2007.
- "Legacy of Notre Dame star Peter Demmerle, who died of Lou Gehrig's disease, will be rekindled with BCS championship vs. Alabama on horizon". New York Daily News. January 6, 2013.
- "Former Notre Dame Football Great Pete Demmerle Passes Away, After Eight-Year Battle With Lou Gehrig's Disease". UND.com. CBS Interactive. May 27, 2007.