You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Irish Insights

  • Notre Dame men's basketball falls to Providence
    Providence's LaDontae Henton scored a career-high 38 points and deflected a last-second shot by Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton as Providence defeated the Irish 75-74 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic.
  • Kelly 'proud' of Notre Dame players
    This time, Brian Kelly didn’t call it a debacle or second-guess one of his decisions, even as the roughest stretch of his tenure as Notre Dame’s coach got a little bit rougher.
  • Notebook: Irish face limitations of youth
    SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, at the top of his postgame news conference, mentioned perceived error on the snap or hold with the field goal unit.
Advertisement

Irish send 8 to NFL combine

Notre Dame will send eight players to the NFL combine, which runs Feb. 23 to 26 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tight end and former Bishop Dwenger star Tyler Eifert is among the largest group of Irish players to receive a combine invite since the program sent 10 players in 2002.

Other Notre Dame players who will work out at the combine are linebacker Manti Te'o, center Braxston Cave, defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore, running backs Theo Riddick and Cierre Wood and safeties Zeke Motta and Jamoris Slaughter.

Slaughter, whose season ended with an Achilles injury in Week 3, is pursuing a sixth year of eligibility. Notre Dame spokesman Michael Bertsch said the process for the NCAA to grant Slaughter another year of eligibility is still on going.

The workouts begin Feb. 23 with tight ends, offensive linemen and special teams. Quarterbacks, running backs and receivers go on Feb. 24. On Feb. 25, defensive linemen and linebackers work out, and defensive backs wrap up the combine Feb. 26.

Advertisement