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Jaylon and Zeke's special bond (0:25)

Highlights: C.J. Prosise

Seattle nabbed the Notre Dame running back with the No. 90 overall selection. Check out some of Prosise's best highlights here.


Kiper scouting report: Nick Martin

Get to know the newest Texan, No. 50 overall pick Nick Martin. Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the former Fighting Irish center.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaylon Smith graded out as a Top 5 player before the knee injury. Pass rush ability, athleticism and pro size. Rare talent. Could be a steal for the Cowboys when he is fully healthy and back on the field. Smith is expected to sit during the 2016 season.

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Cowboys draft Irish LB Smith despite knee injury

The Cowboys drafted Jaylon Smith on Friday in the second round, at 34th overall, despite knowing the former Irish linebacker may be out this season as he recovers from a knee injury.


Kiper scouting report: Jaylon Smith

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on Dallas' second-round pick, Jaylon Smith. What makes the linebacker such a special talent?

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock said he never worried about new Texans receiver Will Fuller's hands. "I think Will would be the first to admit that there were some balls he should have caught that he didn't," Denbrock said. "But there were also a lot of balls that nobody else but him could've caught."

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We want bluebloods to play again

Notre Dame put the kibosh on future games with Michigan in 2014, but Brian Kelly is on record saying things may be heading back in a direction that would put the teams back on the field. That would certainly make us happy. Rivalries that should be back on the schedule

Kelly: We can't go with a two-quarterback system (0:40)
Kelly: Jaylon Smith is the guy 'you want to invest in' (0:57)

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Will Fuller can take the top off the defense with his 4.3 speed. Explosive player. Flip the field. Good compliment to DeAndre Hopkins in Houston.

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Bio Blast: Will Fuller

The Texans traded up one spot to secure the services of the former Notre Dame receiver at No. 21 overall. Fuller had the fastest 40-yard dash among wideouts at this year's combine.


Kiper scouting report: Will Fuller

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on Houston's first-round pick, Will Fuller. What are the Notre Dame product's strengths and weaknesses?

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Bio Blast: Ronnie Stanley

Baltimore opted for the former Fighting Irish tackle at No. 6. Stanley started 39 games in his college career, including 26 at left tackle.


Kiper scouting report: Ronnie Stanley

Get to know the newest Raven, No. 6 overall pick Ronnie Stanley. Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the former Notre Dame tackle.

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The Jacksonville Fighting Irish?

The Jags could have the luck of the Irish in the draft if they were able to select Notre Dame's entire class. Picking Notre Dame would give them a new left tackle, and that's more than enough. If NFL teams could pick CFB teams (Insider)

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Smith could strike it rich

Injured Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith would collect $5 million thanks to an insurance policy if he's chosen beyond the 74th pick. Could the Titans, with six picks among the top 76, take a chance on Smith at No. 76? Draft predictions (Insider)

Is Jaylon Smith a risk worth taking? (1:12)
Kiper: DT Day's versatility adds to his value (0:36)
Kiper: DT Day's versatility adds to his value (0:36)

Notre Dame netting big recruits

Half of the Fighting Irish's 10 2017 commits are ranked in the newly released ESPN 300. Can Brian Kelly continue this momentum into the summer? See the full rankings

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C.J. Prosise has fresh legs

While some teams might view Prosise's limited reps at running back in college as a detriment to his draft stock, Chris Low sees a flip-side to that argument. NFL draft sleepers