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Tyler Eifert took part in Notre Dame's Pro Day Tuesday afternoon at the Loftus Center. Fittingly, his quarterback for the event -- his final official athletic endeavor on campus -- was among the first with which he had a connection in his first season in South Bend, toiling away on the Irish scout team.

When Tyler Eifert hit Notre Dame's campus as a 6'5" 217-pound prospect in the summer of 2009 he had plenty to look up to. There was starter Kyle Rudolph, a former 5-star and the No. 1 prospect at his position in 2008. There was backup Mike Ragone, a former 4-star and the No. 2 tight end prospect from 2007. And there was a sure-fire No. 3 in senior blocking tight end Bobby Burger, a player so... Recommended Stories

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