Dec 18, 2013, 10:50 AM EDT
Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and five on practice squads. Below, you will find all the former Notre Dame student-athletes and how they did in their week 15 games in the NFL.
Sam Young – OL – Jacksonville Jaguars – saw action in 27-20 loss to Buffalo
Will Yeatman – OL – Miami Dolphins (Transferred to Maryland) – did not see action due to injury (torn ACL) in 24-20 win over New England
Brady Quinn – QB – St. Louis Rams – did not see action due to injury in 27-16 win over New Orleans
Darrin Walls – CB – New York Jets – saw action in a 30-20 loss to Carolina
SEASON: Has seen action in all 14 games, starting three while tallying 20 tackles and four pass deflections.
Tyler Eifert – TE – Cincinnati Bengals – caught three passes for 33 yards and a touchdown in a 30-20 loss to Pittsburgh
SEASON: Has started all 14 games this season for the Bengals, catching 38 balls for 439 yards and two touchdowns.
WATCH EIFERT’S TOUCHDOWN CATCH (click video to start/stop video)
Trevor Robinson – OL – Cincinnati Bengals – saw action in 30-20 loss to Pittsburgh
Ryan Harris – OL – Houston Texans – saw action in 25-3 loss to Indianapolis
Sergio Brown – S – Indianapolis Colts – saw action in 25-3 win over Houston
SEASON: Has seen action in all 14 games this season, tallying nine tackles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked FG.
David Bruton – S – Denver Broncos – saw action in 27-20 loss to San Diego
SEASON: Has seen action in all 14 games this season, making 18 tackles.
Anthony Fasano – TE – Kansas City Chiefs – did not see action in 56-31 win over Oakland
SEASON: Started eight games (inactive for six games due to injury), catching 22 passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns.
Manti Te’o – LB – San Diego Chargers – registered two tackles in 27-20 win over Denver
SEASON: Started 11 games (inactive for three games due to injury), tallying 48 tackles and four pass deflections.
Justin Tuck – DE – New York Giants – registered six tackles, 0.5 sacks in a 23-0 loss to Seattle
SEASON: Has seen action in all 14 games this season, starting 13, accumulating 55 tackles and 9.0 sacks.
Theo Riddick – RB – Detroit Lions – caught one pass for six yards in an 18-16 loss to Baltimore
Joe Fauria – TE – Detroit Lions (Transferred to UCLA) – caught one pass for 14 yards and a touchdown in an 18-16 loss to Baltimore
SEASON: Has seen action in all 14 games, catching 12 passes for 144 yards and seven touchdowns.
Robert Blanton – DB – Minnesota Vikings – recorded eight tackles in a 48-30 win over Philadelphia
SEASON: Has seen action in all 14 games, recording 45 tackles on the season.
John Carlson – TE – Minnesota Vikings – did not see action (injury) in 48-30 win over Philadelphia
SEASON: Has seen action in 13 games this season, catching 32 passes for 344 yards and a touchdown.
Kyle Rudolph – TE – Minnesota Vikings – did not play due to injury in 48-30 win over Philadelphia
SEASON: Started every game this season before getting injured, catching 30 passes for 313 yards and three touchdowns.
Harrison Smith – S – Minnesota Vikings – came back from missing eight games to injury to make eight tackles in 48-30 win over Philadelphia
John Sullivan – OL – Minnesota Vikings – started at the center position in 48-30 win over Philadelphia
Zeke Motta – S – Atlanta Falcons – tallied six tackles and a pass deflection in a 27-26 win over Washington
J.J. Jansen – LS – Carolina Panthers – Saw action at long snapper in a 30-20 win over the New York Jets
Derek Landri – DL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers – tallied a tackle in a 33-14 loss to San Francisco
Michael Floyd – WR – Arizona Cardinals – caught two passes for 33 yards in 37-34 win over Tennessee
SEASON: Has started all 14 games this season, catching 58 passes for 919 yards and four touchdowns.
Ronald Talley – DL – Arizona Cardinals (Transferred to Delaware) – saw game action in 37-34 win over Tennessee
Ian Williams – DL – San Francisco 49ers – Did not see game action (Injury) in 33-14 win over Tampa Bay
Golden Tate – WR – Seattle Seahawks – caught two passes for 25 yards in 23-0 win over the New York Giants
SEASON: Has caught 54 passes for 735 yards and four touchdowns on the season and has two rushing attempts for 29 yards.
Kapron Lewis-Moore – DL – Baltimore Ravens
Eric Olsen – OL – New Orleans Saints
Darius Fleming – LB – San Francisco 49ers
Brady Quinn – QB – St. Louis Rams
Jonas Gray – RB – Baltimore Ravens
Robert Hughes – FB – Indianapolis Colts
Jamoris Slaughter – S – Cleveland Browns
Braxston Cave – OL – New England Patriots
Cierre Wood – RB – New England Patriots
About Strong and True
ND Football on YouTube
- It's the little things that separate competitors and champions. We will do the little things. #DetailOriented https://t.co/4jkBQJaZtV 2 hours ago
- RT @FightingIrish: 🏈 Countdown to Kickoff: 73 Days Flashback to the 1973 Sugar Bowl. When unbeaten @NDFootball downed #1 Alabama for its… 2 hours ago
- RT @NDFootball: 🏈BOWLING FOR A CAUSE Great to see @Equanimeous & @mcjavon helping out in community through @UpliftingAth. DONATE:https://… 1 day ago
- 🏈BOWLING FOR A CAUSE Great to see @Equanimeous & @mcjavon helping out in community through @UpliftingAth. DONATE:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 days ago
- RT @NDFootball: 🏈Those Gold Lids Though ... https://t.co/r1XRxLnyMI 5 days ago
- Fencing. Kiefer Named Nominee For NCAA Woman of the Year
- M. Lacrosse. Perkovic Named The ACC Men's Lacrosse Scholar Athlete Of The Year
- General News. Join The Notre Dame Fan Council
- W. Lacrosse. Five Named to All-ACC Academic Team
- Softball. Koerner ('15) Turns Page On Legendary Career
- Swimming & Diving. Nineteen Swimmers Head to Nationals
- W. Golf. Albrecht Selected To All-ACC Academic Women's Golf Team
- M. Soccer. Besler, Morrow Named To U.S. Gold Cup Roster
- M. Tennis. Irish Pair Earn All-ACC Academic Recognition
- W. Tennis. Broda, Robinson Named To All-ACC Academic Squad