John Carlson

Concussions Could Force John Carlson To Retire

Former Notre Dame great tight end John Carlson may have to call it a career just a little over a year after signing a $25 million/5 year contract with the Minnesota Vikings after suffering another concussion.  At minimum, Carlson’s 2013 ...

NFL Irish ’09 Season Preview – Part 1

Unlike college football, the NFL season doesn’t kickoff this weekend.  Still, with the NFL season just around the corner,  here’s a quick look at the season forecast for some former Notre Dame players. Since there are quite a few former ...

Carlson Has Record Breaking Rookie Year

Former Notre Dame tight end John Carlson has quietly been having an outstanding rookie season for the Seattle Seahawks this season.  This week his rookie campaign received a lot of attention though after he set the Seahawks franchise record for ...

Carlson Grabs First Career Touchdown

Former Notre Dame TE John Carlson hauled in his first career professional touchdown yesterday in the Seahawks 27-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers.  Carlson has been a starter for the Seahawks all season and has been one of the ...

Irish Do Well on the Wonderlic

The Wonderlic scores for a number of the prospects at the NFL Combine have been released and Notre Dame prospects did very well. (Source) John Carlson: 40 John Sullivan: 35 Trevor Laws: 30 According to Wikipedia, here are the average ...

Carlson’s Stock Dropping?

After a disappointing performance at the combine this weekend, some reports are surfacing that former tight end John Carlson’s stock is dropping. Former Litchfield, Minn., and Notre Dame star tight end John Carlson did well in positional drills at the ...

Sullivan, Carlson Perform at Combine; Laws, Zibby Up Next

Indianapolis, IN (UHND) – Over the weekend former Notre Dame tight end John Carlson and center John Sullivan participated in the individual drills at the annual NFL Combine. Both players performed a little worse than they had probably hoped, and ...

Combine Day 1 Results for Carlson, Sullivan

Day 1 Combine Results John Carlson John Sullivan Height 6’4″ 7/10 6’3″ 4/10 Weight 255 301 40 4.89 (10) 5.4 (27) Bench 20 (10) 21 (34) Vertical 30.5 (6) 30 (2) Shuttle 20 Yard 4.28 (4) 4.55 (6) Shuttle 60 ...

Irish Hopefuls Descend Upon Combine

Indianapolis, IN (UHND) – The annual NFL Scouting Combine can make or break a prospects draft chances and for a handful of former Notre Dame football players coming off one of the worst seasons in school history this year’s combine ...

Thoughts on the Duke Game

Offense Clausen looked sharp again.  His passing percentage was just 50%, but when you factor in the drops, it would have been much higher so that doesn’t bother me at all.  What I really loved seeing is 6 TD’s to ...

Notre Dame Names 2007 Captains Early

Notre Dame, IN (UHND.com) – Head coach Charlie Weis usually waits towards the end of spring ball to name his captains, but with the severe lack of numbers amongst the junior and senior classes this year, Weis named them early ...

Can 5th Years Fill Senior Class Void for Notre Dame in 2007?

(UHND.com) – Darius Walker’s decision to leave for the NFL cut Notre Dame’s senior class for 2007 down to a mere seven scholarship athletes. Nine different seniors from this past year, however, have applied for a fifth year of eligibility. ...

John Carlson A Finalist for 2006 Mackey Award

(UHND.com) – Notre Dame senior tight end John Carlson was named a finalist for the Mackey Award as one of the nation’s top tight ends Thursday afternoon along with Arizona State’s Zach Miller and Minnesota’s Matt Spaeth. Carlson caught 46 ...

John Carlson Out for Regular Season

With two games left in the regular season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish find themselves in a middle of a national championship race. Unfortunately, the final stretch of the race will have to go on without John Carlson, the starting ...

Final Review: Notre Dame v. North Carolina ’06

Quinn Will be Sorely Missed In watching Brady Quinn tear apart another defense this week without being overly impressed, it hit me just how much we will miss Brady Quinn once he’s gone.  The fact that a 346 yard, 4 ...

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