Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert wins Mackey Award
December 5, 2012
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) - Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert has won the John Mackey Award that goes to college football's best tight end.
Coming into the season, Eifert was regarded as the best receiver for the Fighting Irish and drew extra attention from opposing defenses. Nonetheless, Eifert had 44 receptions for 624 yards and four touchdowns as the top-ranked Irish finished the season unbeaten. His reception late in the game against Michigan iced a 13-6 Notre Dame victory.
A senior, Eifert is Notre Dame's all-time leading receiver among tight ends and has also been praised for his blocking.
The Nassau County Sports Commission announced the award on Wednesday, which is named for the late Hall of Fame tight end and Long Island native John Mackey.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
3-0 Saturday, 6-2 This Year
+563 Net Profits This Year
3-0 G-Plays, 4-0 Totals TY
2-0 Guaranteed Play Record
2-0 Sunday, 4-0 Totals TY
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!