From Gonzaga High School: Brian Gallagher
Brian played three years in Gonzaga-St. John’s, 1995-1997. Starting at defensive back his sophomore year, he threw a double pass that broke a 14-14 tie with Gonzaga going on to win the game 21-14. Brian was the starting quarterback in his junior and senior years, leading Gonzaga to two consecutive shut-outs against St John’s, 20-0 in 1996 and 25-0 in 1997. As co-captain as a senior, Brian led Gonzaga to its second consecutive WCAC Championship. He went to Lafayette College and Catholic University, playing a season at each before going to the University of Baltimore Law School. Brian served as Chief of Military Justice/Prosecutor and was deployed to Iraq in 2008. He is currently serving as a federal litigation attorney in the US Air Force JAG Corps.
From St. John’s High School: Jay Williams
Jay Williams was the team captain his senior year (1989) when St. John’s beat Gonzaga 24-0. It was SJC’s first win in the series in 10 years. St John’s went on to win the Catholic League title against DeMatha. Jay then played at Wake Forest before beginning a 10-year NFL career with the Rams, Panthers, and Dolphins.