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04/30/2015

2015 Notre Dame Draft Notes

05/09/2014

TROY NIKLAS SELECTED BY ARIZONA CARDINALS WITH 52ND OVERALL PICK IN 2014 NFL DRAFT

Standout is the fifth-straight starting Notre Dame tight end to be drafted in the top two rounds

Three-year starter at end from 1957-59 and a two-time first-team All-American (consensus in '59) . . . ninth in Heisman Trophy voting as senior in '59 . . . had 11 catches for 183 yards and three touchdowns in '57; led the team in scoring with 11 PATs, one field goal and three TDs for 32 points; made 27 tackles and broke up two passes . . . led team in minutes played in 1958 and scored 60 points while making 31 tackles . . . paced Irish in receiving in '58 with 20 catches for 328 yards and seven TDs . . . accumulated 42 career receptions for 746 yards and 12 TDs, kicked 42 PATs and five field goals, made 110 tackles, broke up six passes, recovered three fumbles and blocked one kick . . . participated in 1960 College All-Star and East-West Shrine games . . . first-round NFL draft choice in 1960 by San Francisco.

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Monty Stickles
Monty  Stickles

Hometown:
Poughkeepsie, NY

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
End

Years Played:
1957-1959

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