Notre Dame’s Kyle Rudolph Named To John Mackey Award Watch List

Posted by David Wyatt on August-3-2009 Add Comments

Notre Dame's sophomore tight end, Kyle Rudolph, was informed that he has been named as one of the 30 players on the John Mackey award preseason watch list. He is the only sophomore on the list this year.

The highly touted tight end came into Notre Dame with expectations piling up. The expectations increased when we learned that Rudolph would start as a freshman after Mike Ragone tore an ACL last preseason.

However, Rudolph, with his excellent size, proved that he could play straight out of the gates. With improvement in Jimmy Clausen's protection, the credit was laid at the feet of the offensive line last season, which was well deserved. However, having a player like Rudolph blocking was sure to help, and he ...

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