Clausen-to-Rudolph touchdown pass in final minute gives Notre Dame the victory.
CAREER: One of three fifth-year seniors on roster joining Chris Stewart and Dan Wenger ... quick and shifty player has played wide receiver and running back in his Notre Dame career ... starts fall as a wide receiver ... has appeared in 20 games at Notre Dame and totaled 163 yards on nine kickoff returns in 2009.
2009 (SENIOR): Did not play in the season opener against Nevada but appeared in the final 11 games of the season, primarily as a kickoff returner ... totaled nine kickoff returns for 163 yards (18.1 yards per return) including a long of 52 yards at Michigan ... returned two kickoffs for 77 yards at Michigan ... gained 18 yards on only kickoff return against Michigan State ... returned one kickoff for 14 yards against USC ... returned two kickoffs for 44 yards at Pittsburgh ... totaled 1:06 of playing time and made 54 special-teams appearances.
2008 (JUNIOR): Saw action in seven games during the season (vs. San Diego State, Michigan, Washington, Pitt, Boston College, Navy and Hawai'i) ... missed four games with an ankle injury ... served as a backup at wide receiver and punt/kick returner ... played a significant role on special teams ... made 49 special-teams appearances for the Irish ... logged 16:19 of playing time.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Made five special teams appearances during the season as he saw the field for the first time in a Notre Dame uniform.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Quick and shifty wide receiver who did not play as a rookie.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Belmont Hill School in Wellesley, Mass. ... Gatorade Player of the Year for 2005 in Massachusetts ... named to Boston Globe All-Scholastic team and also named MVP for Independent School League ... finished his career with 70 touchdowns and 14 interceptions ... rushed for 1,606 yards as senior in `05 and added eight receptions at 29 yards per catch, while scoring 26 TDs at Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Mass. ... helped Belmont Hill to 8-1 mark and first round of state playoffs ... selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... had 500 receiving yards and eight receiving TDs as junior in 2004 to go with 1,700 rushing yards from tailback slot and another 16 rushing TDs ... had six interceptions in eight games in '04 ... captain of track and field team as all-New England pick and also was an all-league selection in hockey ... father Barry Sr. is part of Boston College athletics department as director of football operations ... born Oct. 14, 1987 ... son of Barry Sr. and Victoria ... high school coach was Kevin Fleming ... graduated from Mendoza College of Business with a finance degree in just three years ... undergraduate grade-point average was 3.465 ... accepted into Notre Dame's one-year MBA program but will defer entry until 2010 ... currently enrolled in the graduate studies program.