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Notre Dame’s NFL Draft naturally ranks with the best in college football history, but not of late.
If Louis Nix keeps working hard and developing, he has a good chance of helping remedy the DL drought in first rounds as well.
Thanks for the read Lou, it tells u how the talent level has been down in recent years with a few exceptions.
First time POTW for 4/18/2011-4/24/2011.
Draft articles always remind me of players who had great NFL careers but were not drafted very high. One comes to mind is Mark Bavaro, an All-Pro who wasn't drafted until the 4th round.
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It always seems to amaze me how you can come up with this data....
Funny you should mention that because tomorrow I will post a piece I did on the 10 all-time greatest draft "steals" from Notre Dame. And no, Bavaro didn't quite make that list, although he probably would have been in the top 20.
how about Justin Tuck? would he be one of the steals? I don't remember where he was in the draft
He was a third-round pick (same as Joe Montana), so I wouldn't consider that a steal, although I don't think most people projected him to be the player he has become.
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