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Notre Dame team awards

Offensive scout team player of the year: Nick Fitzpatrick

Defensive scout team player of the year: Tyler Stockton

Offensive newcomer of the year: Everett Golson

Defensive newcomer of the year: KeiVarae Russell

Irish around the bend award (community service): Mike Golic Jr.

A-Team award (Accountability, appreciation, achievement): Kapron Lewis-Moore

Count on Me award (unselfishness, dependability): Theo Riddick

Father Lange Iron Cross award (strength/conditioning):BraxstonCave

Special teams player of the year: Kyle Brindza

Pietrosante award (courage, loyality, team work, dedication & pride): John Goodman, Robby Toma

Moose Krause defensive lineman of the year: Louis Nix III, Stephon Tuitt

Offensive lineman of the year: Zack Martin

Rockne student-athlete award: Danny Spond

Next man in award: Tommy Rees

Offensive player of the year: Tyler Eifert

Defensive player of the year: Zeke Motta

MVP: Manti Te’o

The Journal Gazette's Assistant Sports Editor Tony Krausz covers The University of Notre Dame. Krausz, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and a native of St. Louis, has been assistant sports editor since October 2005. Prior to joining the JG, he worked at two papers in Mississippi covering high school and college athletics.