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

    May 3, 2011, 11:41 PM EDT

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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. Friday notes: Spring recruiting, NFL Draft, and more

    Apr 29, 2011, 8:31 PM EDT

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    If you’re looking for the Notre Dame football coaches, look up. As the spring evaluation period kicks into gear, the Irish assistant coaches are taking to the sky as they blanket the country talking to a wide net of Irish prospects. If you’re looking for Irish recruiting news, you’ll probably do better here, here, here…

  3. Pro Day highlights Rudolph, Williams and Walls

    Apr 7, 2011, 7:25 PM EDT

    Darrin Walls

    We talked more about the NFL Draft last offseason when the Irish had Jimmy Clausen and Golden Tate in the running for first round contention. But today a crop of Irish seniors worked out for NFL scouts, headlined by tight end Kyle Rudolph, who is fighting to be a first round draft pick as he…

  4. Rudolph says goodbye to Notre Dame

    Jan 19, 2011, 3:24 PM EDT

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    Already away from campus preparing himself for the poking and prodding that is sure to come in the next few months before April’s NFL Draft, Kyle Rudolph took the time to say goodbye to the student body of Notre Dame in a letter to the editor in today’s Observer. Here’s what he wrote: To my…

  5. It’s official: Rudolph gone after three seasons

    Jan 5, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT

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    Our original scoop last night has been confirmed this morning by Notre Dame: Kyle Rudolph is forgoing his senior season at Notre Dame and heading to the NFL. “I truly feel blessed for the last three years of my life at Notre Dame,” Rudolph said in a statement released by the university. “It has been…

  6. Sources: Rudolph opting for NFL

    Jan 4, 2011, 9:35 PM EDT

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    It appears that Kyle Rudolph has played his last game for the University of Notre Dame. According to two sources, Rudolph will forgo his senior season for the Irish and opt into next Spring’s NFL Draft. A preseason All-American candidate before the year started, Rudolph’s final year at Notre Dame didn’t go according to plan,…

  7. Pregame Twelve Pack: Sun Bowl edition

    Dec 30, 2010, 3:39 PM EDT

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    We get teary-eyed just thinking that this could be the last of these monsters for nine months. But before we crack a cold one to celebrate (ice pack for my hands, that is), here are twelve fun facts, tidbits, leftovers and miscellaneous musings as the Irish prepare to play Miami at the Sun Bowl in…

  8. Kelly adds Floyd and Rudolph to his recruiting list

    Dec 6, 2010, 4:54 PM EDT

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    Brian Kelly addressed the media as he discussed the Irish schedule heading into their December 31st date with the Miami Hurricanes in El Paso. We’ve got plenty of time to discuss some of the intricacies of the bowl preparation, but one comment should likely steal most of the attention from today. After avoiding the topic…

  9. SI.com names Floyd and Rudolph among Top 10 WR/TEs

    Nov 23, 2010, 1:49 PM EDT

    Floyd WMU

    It’s not entirely surprising that preseason All-Americans Michael Floyd and Kyle Rudolph were listed in a 2011 NFL Draft list, but SI.com has Floyd rated No. 8 in the country and Rudolph No. 10 among the 2011 NFL Draft’s top wide receivers and tight ends. In order, here’s the list in its entirety, along with…

  10. Rudolph recovery on target, no decision made on NFL

    Nov 8, 2010, 7:26 PM EDT

    One thing is certain, Kyle Rudolph’s season with the Fighting Irish is over. Whether or not his career at Notre Dame is finished, that hasn’t been decided. Rudolph caught up with his hometown Cincinnati Inquirer, discussing the surgery to repair his hamstring as well as the decision he’ll have to make as the NFL Draft…

  11. How we got here: Injuries

    Nov 3, 2010, 1:48 AM EDT

    CristKyleCrutch

    There’s a tricky line to draw when you write about injuries. They are a certainty in football (not unlike death and taxes off the field), but there is also a line where you’ve got to take injuries into account when adjusting your expectations for a team’s ability to perform. There’s a school of thought that…