NFL Draft

Deshone Kizer NFL Draft Update: Out of 1st Round; 2nd Round Options

After months of speculation, Deshone Kizer’s fall from potential top 5 pick to out of the 1st round all together became official last night.  Three different NFL teams gave up considerable (that’s putting it mildly) assets to move up in ...

Notre Dame Football And The NFL Draft In The Brian Kelly Era

With the upcoming NFL draft in Philadelphia on the doorstep, and a number of Irish players eagerly awaiting their name to be called, the subject of player development inevitably arises. The NFL draft is always a pretty good gauge of ...
Jaylon Smith Injured in Fiesta Bowl

Did Jaylon Smith’s Injury Lead to Early NFL Departures for Notre Dame?

Star Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith’s career had been going exactly according to plan. The one-time five-star prospect arrived in South Bend as the highest rated linebacker recruit Notre Dame had signed in the Internet recruiting era, even surpassing the ...
Jaylon Smith Injury

Jaylon Smith’s Injury Clouds NFL Future

The most unfortunate storyline from Notre Dame’s disappointing performance in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl was the nasty knee injury suffered by Jaylon Smith in the first quarter – an injury that so far has only been described as “significant”.  While the ...
CJ Prosise - Notre Dame RB to NFL

CJ Prosise Declares for NFL Draft

The first domino of the Notre Dame off-season has fallen.  Senior running back CJ Prosise has decided to forgo a 5th year of eligibility and has declared for the 2016 NFL Draft.  The former safety and wide receiver became the ...

Will Fuller: NFL Draft Decision ’16

A couple weeks ago we looked at the NFL decision facing Notre Dame’s award winning linebacker Jaylon Smith.  Today we switch gears to offense where we profile Will Fuller and his own NFL decision.  The star wide receiver shocked reporters ...
Will Fuller - Notre Dame WR

Will Fuller Leaves Open Door to NFL

Notre Dame celebrated Team 127 last annual with the annual Echoes gala and while the night was highlighted by the myriad of awards Notre Dame hands out each year, the biggest news of the night came after the awards were ...
Jaylon Smith NFL Decision

Jaylon Smith: NFL Decision ’16

Notre Dame still has one very important game left in the 2015 season with their Fiesta Bowl showdown with Ohio State, but that hasn’t stopped the speculation on the NFL futures of a number of Notre Dame players – specifically ...

Notre Dame Once Again A Pathway to the NFL

Watching the NFL Draft became a painful endeavor for Irish fans after the departure of Notre Dame coaching legend, Lou Holtz. Notre Dame devolved into something of a run-on joke for NFL pundits who criticized everything ranging from the lack ...

What We Learned from the 2014 NFL Draft

The NFL draft serves as the ultimate fact checker to months of pundit conjecture, floated rumors and disinformation campaigns.  Would the Houston Texans select South Carolina standout Jadevon Clowney or Texas A&M lightning rod Johnny Manziel with the 1st overall ...

Louis Nix’s Fall Ends at 83 Overall

Louis Nix was once considered to be the highest rated Notre Dame player in the 2014 NFL Draft.  He ended up being the 4th Notre Dame player selected after falling all the way to midway through the 3rd round when ...
Louis Nix - NFL Draft

NFL Draft a Turning Point for Notre Dame Football

With Notre Dame’s spring practice schedule in the books, and with summer’s football malaise approaching, the focus of all Fighting Irish fans should be on an event that is critical to the success of every major football program, and one ...
Zack Martin - Notre Dame OL

Zack Martin, Notre Dame’s Non-Early Exit Case Study

When Brian Kelly introduced the Notre Dame recruiting class of 2014, he did not mince words when it came to recruiting players whose only priority is making it to the NFL as quickly as possible – they don’t fit the ...

Zack Martin Skyrocketing Up NFL Draft Boards at Senior Bowl

If there is one player greatly improving his draft stock down in Mobile, Alabama this week at the Senior Bowl, is Notre Dame offensive tackle and two time captain Zack Martin.  Notre Dame’s anchor on the offensive line for the ...
Prince Shembo - Notre Dame LB

Shembo, Rees, Jackson Look to Shine at Shrine Bowl

Notre Dame will have a trio of departing seniors looking to improve their NFL resumes on Saturday afternoon Saturday afternoon at the East West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Prince Shembo, Tommy Rees, and Bennett Jackson will all be ...

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