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Sept. 17, 2018

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Page 50 of 55 SEPT. 17, 2018 51 IRISH IN THE PROS Glinchey, appears to be a day one starter for the Colts (left guard) and has seen constant praise come his way in practices. • Romeo Okwara (2012-15), DE, Detroit Lions: Was waived by the New York Giants before being claimed by the Lions. • James Onwualu (2013-16), LB, Los Angeles Chargers: Was waived by the Chargers after a groin injury, but cleared waivers and will begin the year on the team's injured reserve. • C.J. Prosise (2012-15), RB, Se- attle Seahawks: Projected to be in the running back rotation in his third season if he can remain healthy … Played in just 11 games his first two years … Survived roster cuts after leading team in receptions during preseason with 10. • Theo Riddick (2009-12), RB, Detroit Lions: Set to continue as a fixture in Detroit's running back rota- tion in 2018. • Isaac Rochell (2013-16), DT, Los Angeles Chargers: Played in 50 snaps in the final three games of 2017 and made the roster as a reserve in 2018 … Down 25 pounds this offsea- son, could be poised to make an im- pact in his second year in the league. • Kyle Rudolph (2008-10), TE, Minnesota Vikings: Entrenched as Minnesota's starting tight end fol- lowing his third straight year with at least 49 catches … Will look to re- turn to his 2016 form when he caught 83 passes for 840 yards and seven touchdowns … Had a career-high eight touchdowns in 2017 while add- ing 532 yards on 57 receptions. • KeiVarae Russell (2012-15), CB, Cincinnati Bengals: Will begin the year on the team's practice squad. • Harrison Smith (2007-11), S, Minnesota Vikings: Continues to make a strong argument as the best safety in the NFL … Posted a 98.8 Pro Football Focus grade in 2017, which was the highest recorded score of a safety by the company in its 12 years and was the NFL's best overall indi- vidual mark last season. • Jaylon Smith (2013-15), LB, Dal- las Cowboys: Played in 16 games after missing his rookie year due to recovery from the devastating knee injury he suffered in college … Made 81 tackles last year and is said to be even healthier heading into 2018. • Durham Smythe (2013-17), TE, Miami Dolphins: Will serve in a reserve tight end role after getting drafted in the fourth round. • E q u a n i m e o u s S t . B r o w n (2015-17), WR, Green Bay Packers: Survived roster cuts and will start his rookie year on the 53-man roster … Finished the preseason with six receptions for 83 yards. • Ronnie Stanley (2012-15), OT, Baltimore Ravens: Locked in as the Ravens' starting left tackle … Started all 15 games he played in 2017. • John Sullivan (2003-07), C, Los Angeles Rams: Suffered an arm in- jury scare during training camp, but returned with no major issues … Re- mains the starting center heading into his second year with the organization. • Golden Tate (2007-09), WR, Detroit Lions: Has registered four straight seasons with at least 90 re- ceptions … Will remain an essential part of the Lions' receiving corps. • Manti Te'o (2009-12), LB, New Orleans Saints: Figures to be a major part of the team's linebacker group in 2018 after starting 10 games in his first year in New Orleans last sea- son (62 total tackles) … Saw starting snaps this preseason at middle line- backer and should be in that role in 2018 at the outset. • Stephon Tuitt (2011-13), DE, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played 12 games in 2017 —— after signing a five-year, $60 million deal right before the season — due to a biceps and back injury, making 25 total tackles … Healthy and primed for a breakout season. • Sam Young (2006-09), OT, Mi- ami Dolphins: Set to continue serv- ing as a reserve offensive lineman entering his ninth year in the league and third with the Dolphins. ✦ Vintage Notre Dame Memorabilia Augie's Locker Room ND Stadium Items, Jerseys, Helmets, Autographs and One of a Kind Rockne Items. COME INTO THE STORE TO SEE OUR RARE NOTRE DAME HELMET DISPLAY, 1900 - PRESENT!! Voted Best Notre Dame Collectables in the Country! 1811 South Bend Ave. South Bend , I n 46637 574-277-NDND (6363) FACEBOOK.COM/AUGIESLOCKERROOM MEMORABILIA TICKETS NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL GAMES on VHS or DVD for sale, from 1928 to present. Contact Peter Rahas at 7700 Golden Filly St., Las Vegas, NV 89131 or call 1-702-395-2974 NEW book about one of Notre Dame's original legends - GUS DORAIS. New facts and great stories of his Notre Dame years as a player and coach. Preorder now and get special bonuses: ACCOMMODATIONS The Willowbrook B & B Well known to ND fans/alumni for 6+ years as the place to stay. Can sleep 8 comfortably but easily accommodates 10 people. Call Lynn at 574-229-7001 or email at NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL BUY * SELL * TRADE 800-925-2500 M A R K E T P L A C E Call 877-630-8768 to advertise in Blue & Gold Illustrated! Want a prayer published? Call 800-421-7751

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