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    Malik Zaire


    Kettering, OH

    High School:
    Archbishop Alter

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 210



    Notre Dame Defense Dominates in Spring Game

    Defense tops offense 54-43 in front of 31,652 fans on a chilly day for the annual Blue-Gold game.


    85th Annual Blue-Gold Game

    Notre Dame Spring Football Game


    Notre Dame at Michigan (USATSI)

    The Irish fell 41-30 in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109.


    Fall Practice

    Images of the Irish preparing for the 2013 season at the LaBar Practice Complex.


    Notre Dame Football Blue-Gold Game

    The Notre Dame Spring Blue-Gold game was held at Notre Dame Stadium.

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Did not see game action for the Irish.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked 194th player nationally on ESPN 300 list ... rated 122nd on Rivals 250 list ... listed 189th nationally on ESPN 300 ... ranked third on Rivals.com list of dual-threat quarterbacks ... ranked 172nd overall and 14th among quarterbacks on Scout 300 by Scout.com ... lefthander earned 2012 Associated Press Ohio Division III Southwest District Offensive Player of the Year accolades with 1,990 yards passing, 1,120 yards on the ground and 33 total touchdowns (24 passing TDs and nine rushing TDs) for Archbishop Alter High School in Kettering, Ohio ... threw five TD passes and for 251 yards in 2012 season-opening win over Kettering Fairmont while running for another 171 yards and another TD ... first-team quarterback in 2012 on AP Ohio Southwest All-District Division III team ... led Alter to 10-0 regular-season record as junior in 2011 before losing in first round of playoffs ... completed 36 of 82 throws for 729 yards and five touchdowns and also rushed for 1,093 yards and 15 TDs in 2011 as junior ... took part in Elite 11 quarterback competition in Redondo Beach, Calif., in summer of 2012 ... selected for Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl and completed two of five passes for 12 yards and rushed nine times for 20 yards for East squad ... enrolled at Notre Dame in January 2013 ... played for coach Ed Domsitz ... son of Imani Zaire and Stacy Carter ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.

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