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.