Fort Wayne’s All-Time Greatest Series: Tyler Eifert, tight end News-Sentinel names area’s all-time college football team
It’s hard to imagine anyone having a better college career than the Bishop Dwenger product had at Notre Dame. He set Irish records for career receptions by a tight end (140) and reception yards by a tight end (1,840). He also caught 11 touchdowns and led Notre Dame to the 2013 national championship game as a senior against Alabama. During his senior season, 36 of Eifert’s 50 catches went for a first down or a touchdown as he averaged 13.7 yards per catch. He also won the Mackey Award in 2012, which is given annually to the nation’s top tight end.