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    20  C.J. Prosise  


    Petersburg, VA

    High School:
    Woodberry Forest

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 ½ / 220

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    Points scored: 6, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014; vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014; Rice, Aug. 30, 2014

    Touchdowns: 1, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014; vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014; Rice, Aug. 30, 2014

    Rush attempts: 3, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014

    Rush yards: 75, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014 (3 carries)

    Rush TDs: 1, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014

    Long rush: 50, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014

    Receptions: 6, at Florida State, Oct. 18, 2014

    Receiving yards: 85, at Arizona State, Nov. 8, 2014 (2 receptions)

    Receiving TDs: 1, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014; Rice, Aug. 30, 2014

    Long reception: 78, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014

    Total offense attempts: 3, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014 (3r,0p)

    Total offense yards: 75, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014 (75r, 0p)

    All-purpose yards: 109, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014

    Tackles: 3, North Carolina, Oct. 11, 2014 (3-0)

    JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in all 13 games and started six times (Syracuse, Stanford, North Carolina, Florida State, Navy and Northwestern) ... led the Irish in total special teams tackles (11), kickoff return tackles (eight) and punt return tackles (three) ... caught 29 passes for 516 yards and two TDs ... led all receivers with an average of 17.8 yards per catch ... had three of Notre Dame's five receptions of at least 50 yards ... had four of the Irish 11 receptions of at least 40 yards ... registered 10 receptions of at least 20 yards ... fourth on the team in receiving yards and fifth in receptions ... 17 of his 29 receptions went for a first down or touchdown ... recorded four plays (three receptions and one rush) of 50 yards or longer ... added 126 yards rushing on 10 carries, including a 50-yard TD run in the 31-28 Music City Bowl victory over No. 22 LSU (Dec. 30) ... first Notre Dame players with at least 500 yards receiving and 100 yards rushing in the same season since Golden Tate in 2009 ... recorded his first career touchdown and longest career reception on a 53-yard TD grab from Everett Golson just before halftime in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30) ... added an 18-yard reception in the 31-0 rout of Michigan (Sept. 6) ... registered four receptions for 51 yards, including a 25-yard grab, in the 30-14 victory over Purdue (Sept. 13) ... started in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27), collected three catches for 20 yards and provided outstanding perimeter blocking ... earned a start in the 17-14 triumph over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) ... caught two passes for 16 yards and had a 26-yard rush in the victory over the Cardinal ... had a 12-yard rush and a career-high three tackles in the win over North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... set career highs in receptions (six) and receiving yards (59) at No. 2 Florida State (Oct. 18) ... hauled in a career-long 78 yard TD pass from Everett Golson on the second offensive play from scrimmage in the 49-39 victory over Navy (Nov. 1) ... the 78-yard reception was the longest of the season for Notre Dame ... added a 14-yard run ... the TD came at 14:02 of the first quarter, which marked Notre Dame's earliest score since Oct. 1, 2011, when Michael Floyd caught a 35-yard TD pass from Tommy Rees at the 14:36 mark to spur the Irish to a 38-10 win at Purdue ... caught two passes for 85 yards at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) ... hauled in a 59-yard pass against the Sun Devils ... registered a 33-yard reception vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... caught a pair of passes for 25 yards against Louisville (Nov. 22) ... had a four-yard rush and 45 yards on two receptions, including a 40-yard grab, at USC (Nov. 29) ... caught three passes for 34 yards, added 75 yards rushing on three carries, including a 50-yard TD run, and one special teams tackle in the 31-28 Music City Bowl victory over No. 22 LSU (Dec. 30).

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Played in all 13 games both as a wide receiver and on special teams ... started as a receiver against Temple (Aug. 31), Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) and Rutgers (Dec. 28) ... caught seven passes on the year for 72 yards ... also made four tackles ... had a career-best two receptions for career-high 25 yards, including a career-long 20-yard grab, in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers in the 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl ... had a single catch in five different games ... longest regular-season grab was a 16-yarder at Michigan (Sept. 7) on his first career reception ... recorded a tackle in each of the season's final four contests.

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Did not see game action during the season.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned first-team Virginia all-state honors in both 2011 and 2010 ... named Central Virginia defensive player of the year for 2011 by Charlottesville Daily Progress ... first-team defensive back on all-Central Virginia squad ... listed as ninth-best player in Virginia and 24th defensive back nationally by SuperPrep ... ranked 276th on Scout.com Scout 300 list and 21st-best safety in the nation by Scout.com ... rated the 13th-best player in Virginia and 22nd-best safety nationally by 247Sports ... Prep League player of the year and first-team defensive back on Richmond Times-Dispatch Prep League all-district team for 2011 ... receiver, safety and kick returner at Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, Virginia ... credited with 51 tackles, six interceptions and 10 passes defended as a senior safety in 2011 ... scored seven TDs on returns in 2011, five on kicks, one on an interception, one on a fumble ... helped Tigers to 8-2 record and Virginia Prep League crown in 2011 ... made 42 tackles and seven interceptions as junior in 2010 ... returned four kicks for scores as a junior ... won the long jump and 55-meter dash at Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association indoor state track and field championship in 2012 ... placed second in 100-meter dash at VISAA state outdoor track meet as a junior and senior ... coached by Clint Alexander at Woodberry Forest School ... son of Calvin and Ginia Prosise ... from same high school as 2014 Irish sophomore Doug Randolph and freshman Greer Martini ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management-consulting.

    Prosise's Career Statistics

    Year G-S Rec Yds TD Long Avg/C
    2013 13-3 7 72 0 20 10.3
    2014 13-6 29 516 2 78 17.8
    Total 26-9 36 588 2 78 16.3

    Year Att Yds TD Long Avg/C
    2013 0 0 0 0 0
    2014 10 126 1 50 12.6
    Total 10 126 1 50 12.6
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