Football: Postseason Awards Update

Josh Flynt ('11) | Dec 5, 2012 | Strong and True

Tyler Eifert makes a catch over Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson for a touchdown / Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images

The hardware kept rolling in for the Fighting Irish on Wednesday.

Tyler Eifert was named the 2012 recipient of the John Mackey Award, given annually to the nation’s top tight end. The Fort Wayne, Ind. native had 44 receptions for 624 yards and four touchdowns in 12 games. During Notre Dame’s game against Wake Forest, he became the Fighting Irish’s all-time leading receiver among tight ends, and currently has 134 career receptions.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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