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Irish Insights

  • Irish get more watch list honors
    Three more Notre Dame players were named to watch lists.
  • Brindza on Lou Groza watch list
    Notre Dame's Kyle Brindza was named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Lou Groza Award. The Lou Groza Award is given annually to the nation's best placekicker.
  • Two more Irish land on watch lists
    Notre Dame center Nick Martin was placed on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy, given annually to the nation's best player at that position.
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In the running

Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert, a Bishop Dwenger graduate, and linebacker Manti Te'o are finalist for end-of-the-year awards that will handed out during the Home Depot College Awards show, which will be televised on ESPN on Dec. 6.

Eifert is a finalist for the John Mackey Award, given to the top tight end, for a second year in a row.

The senior has 40 receptions for 555 yards with four touchdowns this season.

Te'o is a finalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award, top defensive player of the year, and the Maxwell Award, player of the year.

Te'o has a team-high 98 tackles with 5 ½ for loss, 1 ½ sacks, six interceptions and two fumble recoveries this season.

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