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  1. NFL Ready? Irish players still aren’t there

    May 3, 2011, 11:41 PM EST

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    With the heart of the NFL draft set for Saturday, a handful of Irish prospects waited to hear their names called. But as rounds four through seven slid by, no Irish players were drafted after the Vikings selected Kyle Rudolph in the second round on Friday. Seven rounds, and only one player from Notre Dame…

  2. Ian Williams talks draft, Rudy, Te’o and Floyd

    Mar 20, 2011, 12:16 AM EST

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    In his running diary at the South Bend Tribune, Notre Dame nose guard Ian Williams had a great post about the NFL lockout, the upcoming draft, and former teammates Kyle Rudolph, Manti Te’o, and Michael Floyd. As Williams returns to campus to finish his classes before May graduation, he talks about balancing his preparations for…

  3. Michael Floyd isn’t one of the 10 best receivers in college football

    Nov 15, 2010, 8:02 PM EST

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    (Or at least the Tallahassee Quarterback Club doesn’t think so.) A year after Golden Tate won the Biletnikoff Award as the nation’s best wide receiver, Michael Floyd found himself on the outside looking in as the 10 semifinalists were announced today for the Biletnikoff Award by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club. Here are the 2010 Biletnikoff…

  4. Kelly continues to embrace the role of ambassador

    Mar 2, 2010, 6:00 PM EST

    Before even getting hired as the head coach at Notre Dame, Brian Kelly compared the high-profile position to that of a city mayor. It’s not a surprise that with Kelly’s background in politics, he’s taken to his new job quite well. Kelly hit the court at halftime of the Irish women’s basketball game against UConn,…

  5. Weekend recap: Tate blazes, Clausen set for Pro Day

    Feb 28, 2010, 10:30 PM EST

    As the Olympics close, and American hockey fans everywhere but Pittsburgh curse Sidney Crosby, let’s catch up on an eventful weekend for a few former members of the Irish. * Any questions about Golden Tate’s speed were answered today, as the Biletnikoff winner blazed times that were measured as fast as a 4.36 (but officially…

  6. What to make of the combine

    Feb 24, 2010, 12:53 PM EST

    The big news of the day is that Notre Dame football players Jimmy Clausen, Kyle McCarthy, Eric Olsen, Golden Tate, and Sam Young are in Indianapolis for the annual NFL Scouting Combine, which starts today. Draftniks and people like Todd McShay and Mel Kiper will talk about the importance of the Combine and give stock…