Five Irish Players Sign NFL Free-Agent Contracts

A total of 13 Notre Dame players from the 2013 squad either drafted or signed this past weekend.


Manti Te'o Named Monogram Club MVP

Te'o among 19 Irish players honored.


Mike Golic Jr. and Manti Te'o Selected to Capital One Academic All-America® Football Team

Irish duo garner first team honors to prestigious team.


Notre Dame Ranks #1 Both In Current BCS And NCAA GSR Football Rankings

Fighting Irish topping the polls nationally on the gridiron and in the classroom.


Mike Golic Jr. and Manti Te'o Named Academic All-District

Notre Dame duo advance to national ballot for Capital One Academic All-America honors


FB: The Bald and the Beautiful

Several Notre Dame players join into The Bald and the Beautiful campaign to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer.


FB: Practice Update April 2 updates the team practice from Monday, April 2, and looks back at the first eight practices of the spring for 2012.


FB: Irish Connection 28

Irish Connection returns to take you behind-the-scenes of the 2011 Notre Dame Football Awards Show - onto the stage for the preview show and the red carpet.


2011 FB Award Show Senior Parent Video

Put together by the Notre Dame Football Video Department, a number of senior parents talk about their sons and their final game and season at Notre Dame.


FB: Irish Connection 26

The Thanksgiving week ICON has a feature on the Irish Guard and asked a number of Irish players and coaches about their Thanksgiving family traditions and more...


Irish in Miami - Media Day (AP)

Images from Saturday of Notre Dame preparing for the BCS National Championship Game.


A Season in Photos: Notre Dame Football

The Fighting Irish finished the regular season undefeated and No. 1 for the first time since 1988.


Notre Dame vs. Navy: The Recent Rivalry in Photos

Images from the matchups between the Fighting Irish and Midshipmen through the years

2012 (Fifth Year): Started all 13 games as an offensive guard ... performed at center as well throughout his career ... part of an offensive line that helped the Irish average over 200 yards per game in both rushing and receiving in the regular season ... only two previous Irish teams ever achieved the 200-200 in both categories (1977, 1970) ... helped Notre Dame average 5.0 yards per rush in the regular season - the highest per carry average for the Irish since 1996 (5.2) ... only two offensive lines from a Bowl Championship Series conference, including Notre Dame, averaged at least 200 yards on the ground, 200 yards in the air and yielded 16 sacks or less in the regular season ... helped Irish run for at least 200 yards seven times in 2012, including six of the last nine contests ... Notre Dame has not posted more 200+ yard rushing games in a single season since 1996 when the Irish registered nine games with at least 200 yards rushing ... over last nine games, Notre Dame has combined to rush for 1,901 yards (359 attempts) for 5.3 yards per carry and 14 rushing TDs.

2010 (JUNIOR): Saw action in 12 games (did not play against Purdue) as a reserve offensive lineman ... the Irish offensive line allowed 20 sacks over its 13 games in 2010, which averaged 1.54 sacks per game ... Notre Dame had not allowed fewer sacks per game since 1998 when the Irish allowed only nine sacks in 11 games or 0.82 per game ... totaled 25 snaps on offense.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in three games for Irish (Nevada, Boston College and Navy), seeing playing time as backup center ... earned 7:13 of playing time and made three appearances on special teams.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Chosen to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... named to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Class S all-state team as a junior and senior ... served as anchor of the offensive line on a team that averaged 23.7 points per game as a senior ... led Northwest Catholic to an 8-1 league record and 8-3 overall record in final season ... won the Nutmeg Conference championship for the second year in a row ... ranked by as the eighth-best center in the nation and the fourth-best player in Connecticut ... rated the sixth-best prospect in Connecticut and the 30th-best guard in the nation by ... helped lead the Indians to 10-0 record in league play and a 10-1 record as a junior ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... father, Mike, and uncles, Bob and Greg, all played at Notre Dame ... Bob was a unanimous All-American as senior captain in 1978 and father Mike was an `84 captain ... played for coach Mike Tyler ... born in Voorhees, N.J. ... son of Mike Sr. and Chris Golic ... oldest of three children ...younger brother Jake is a senior tight end for the Irish ... graduated from College of Arts and Letters in May 2012, earning a degree in film, television and theatre ... boasted a 3.429 undergraduate cumulative grade-point average ... currently enrolled in graduate studies program.

Golic's Career Statistics

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Mike Golic Jr.
Mike  Golic Jr.

Graduate Student

West Hartford, CT

High School:
Northwest Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 300

Center/Offensive Guard


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