Will have an increased role in the receiver rotation come fall … will back up sophomore Maurice Stovall … earned his first monogram with the Irish in 2002 … a tall, lanky pass receiver who possesses excellent hands and solid ability to bring down the football … has good speed … opened eyes in the spring as he played some of his best football since arriving at Notre Dame … could also see action on special teams in ’03.
AS A JUNIOR: Irish reserve receiver in 2002 … played 37:38 minutes in ’02 … made first reception of the season vs. Navy, a nine-yard catch … also had a five-yard reception against North Carolina State in the 2003 Gator Bowl … made 11 appearances on special teams in 2002.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Irish reserve receiver, played in nine games … made first career appearance vs. Michigan State … made first career reception for seven yards vs. Navy.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see game action as rookie split end in 2000.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Gatorade player of the year for ’99 in West Virginia … honorable mention pick on USA Today prep All-America squad … caught 35 passes for 660 yards and 15 touchdowns as senior in 1999 despite missing three games with separated shoulder … first-team West Virginia all-state pick as senior in ’99 after winning second-team honors as defensive back as junior in ’98 … earned three letters as wide receiver and defensive back at Morgantown High School in Morgantown, W.Va. … had 30 tackles and three interceptions as free safety in ’99 … captain and team MVP as senior … two-time all-league selection … caught 38 passes for 961 yards and nine TDs as junior in ’98, winning first-team all-state honors … finished with career totals of 70 catches for 1,467 yards and 26 TDs … top game featured three catches for 155 yards - all three for TDs … selected for West Virginia North-South all-star game … earned three letters as forward in basketball, averaging 11.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 steals for his career … second-team all-league pick in basketball as senior while averaging 9.2 points and 6.5 rebounds … high school teammate of former Irish fullback Chris Yura … won all-league honors in basketball as senior … earned one letter in track as junior, competing in sprints and high jump ... attended Notre Dame football camp in summer of ’99 … full name is Ronald Dimitrius Rodamer … one of three children … born July 24, 1982 in Morgantown … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology, economics and computer applications.