Defensive end tallied five and a half sacks, seven tackles for loss and team-high 14 quarterback hurries
Freshmen trio of Atkinson III, Lynch and Tuitt also honored with freshman All-America honors.
Read a transcript of Coach Kelly's press conference from Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Watch the season highlight video shown at the 2011 Football Awards Show.
Irish Connection recaps the final regular season game at Stanford.
Watch highlights from the win over BC.
ICON provides a full game review of the victory at Wake Forest.
Tommy Rees throws three touchdown passes as Notre Dame wins third straight
AP Photos: Spring Game
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated sixth-best player nationally in 2010 by 24/7 Sports . . . ranked as third-best defensive end and 15th-best prospect overall in ESPN 150 ratings . . . listed 36th on SuperPrep Elite 50 squad . . . ranked 22nd on MaxPreps Top 100 breakdown . . . rated 28th-best player overall and third-best strong-side defensive end in nation by Rivals.com . . . ranked 19th on Rivals Florida Postseason 100 list . . . rated 91st-best prospect nationally by Sporting News . . . listed 10th on Scout Top 100 breakdown . . . played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl and registered two and a half sacks . . . ranked sixth in sacks among Florida Division 2B players and 83rd in state in 2010 . . . selected Florida first-team all-state in 2010 at Island Coast High School in Cape Coral, Fla. . . . tabbed by Gainesville Sun as one of Florida's top 50 seniors in 2010 . . . selected to Florida Times-Union Super 75 squad following senior season . . . named to the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Division 16 team in 2010 . . . Fort Myers News-Press all-area selection in 2010 . . . registered 31 solo stops and 10.5 sacks during senior campaign in 2010 . . . led team to 11-2 record and Florida 2B state semifinal playoff appearance as senior in 2010 . . . tallied seven tackles in 55-0 win over Clewiston in 2010 . . . recorded eight tackles and sack vs. Cape Coral in 2010 . . . led Island Coast to 28-0 win over Tampa Catholic in 2010 with three sacks . . . completed his junior season in 2009 with 52 total tackles, 35 assists, 16 sacks, and two fumble recoveries, one returned for a touchdown . . . graduated from high school in December 2010 and enrolled at Notre Dame in January 2011 with Kyle Brindza, Brad Carrico, Everett Golson and Ishaq Williams . . . played for coach Joe Bowen at Island Coast High School . . . born March 8, 1993.