The Fighting Irish put a pair of players in the first round of the 2013 draft and could match that number next April.  BYU on the other hand has one of the best possession receivers in the nation no one talks about.

Notre Dame

Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
1st Manti Te’o ILB 5 4Sr Terrific run defending middle linebacker that shows skill in zone coverage.
2nd Tyler Eifert TE 80 4Jr Complete tight end with a dominant game. Terrific blocker who also easily gets out to the second level and makes a lot of athletic receptions.
5th Cierre Wood RB 20 4Jr Tough interior ball carrier with no single outstanding characteristic in his game.
5th Louis Nix DT 9 3So Large, powerful defensive tackle/nose tackle that controls the line of scrimmage.
6th Braxston Cave C 52 5Sr Explosive center that shows skill in motion. Good fit for a zone blocking system.
7th Dan Fox ILB 48 4Jr Smart, intense and productive football player with limited speed.
FA Zack Martin T 70 4Jr College left tackle that may be better off inside at guard. Terrific pass protector and blocks with solid fundamentals.
FA Kapron Lewis-Moore DE 89 5Sr Solid defensive lineman that can be used as a two gap end or inside tackle. Has had an up-and-down career.
FA Tommy Rees QB 11 3Jr
FA Chris Watt G 66 4Jr Thick, powerful small area blocker.
FA Theo Riddick WR 6 3Jr
FA Zeke Motta S 17 3Jr Big, strong forceful safety best between the numbers and playing downhill.
FA Jamoris Slaughter S 26 5Sr


Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
4th Cody Hoffman WR 2 4Jr Terrific possession receiver with outstanding skill. Offers a good degree of upside and possibilities as a second or third wide out the next level.
6th Preston Hadley CB 7 4Sr Well sized cornerback that flashes skill. Could be poised for a big year.
6th Kyle Van Noy OLB 3 3Jr Explosive linebacker with solid size.
FA Kaneakua Friel TE 82 4Jr Over aged tight end with nice size and pass catching skill.
FA Uona Kaveinga ILB 4 5Sr Undersized yet relatively athletic linebacker who makes plays sideline to sideline.
FA Braden Brown T 75 5Sr Solid pass protecting right tackle that does the little things well.
FA Daniel Sorensen S 9 3Jr
FA Braden Hansen G 76 4Sr Tough small area blocker with marginal upside.
FA Brandon Ogletree ILB 44 5Sr