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10/28/2017

#9 Irish Romp In 35-14 Win Over #14 Wolfpack

Adams runs for 202 yards as Irish offensive line dominates

05/04/2017

2017 OSCARS Features Champions On And Off The Field

Annual student-athlete award show highlights athletic, academic and community success

10/11/2016

Fighting Irish, Celebrating Life

Annual Fighting Irish Fight for Life signing party kicks off a year of partnership between kids fighting cancer and Notre Dame student-athletes

10/08/2016

Irish Washed Out In Raleigh

NC State outlasts Notre Dame in the rain 10-3.

10/08/2016

Post Game Notes

10/24/2017

FULL GAME: Notre Dame vs. USC

NBC's broadcast of Notre Dame's 49-14 victory over USC.

11/18/2017

Notre Dame vs. Navy (USATSI)

Photos from Notre Dame football vs. Navy - Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

08/01/2017

2017 Notre Dame Football Fall Camp - Practice One

Photos from the first fall practice of the 2017 Notre Dame football season at Culver Academies (Mike Bennett).

04/16/2016

Blue vs. Gold Spring Game

Blue def. Gold, 17-7 April 16, 2016

11/21/2015

Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16

Notre Dame defeats Boston College 19-16

NEWSOME’S PLACE IN THE IRISH RECORD BOOKS

  • Single-Game Punt Average (Sept. 26, 2015 vs. UMass, 52.4, 1st)
  • Career Punt Average (2015-, 44.0, 2nd)

NEWSOME’S HONORS & AWARDS

  • Wuerffel Trophy Watch List (2017)
  • Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee (2017)
  • ACC’s Top Six for Service Award (2016)
  • Irish Around the Bend Award (2016)
  • Ray Guy Award Candidate (2015)

NEWSOME’S CAREER HIGHS

  • Punt attempts: 8, at USC, Nov. 26, 2016
  • Punt yards: 390, at USC, Nov. 26, 2016
  • Longest punt: 71, Michigan State, Sept. 17, 2016
  • Punt average: 52.4, vs. UMass, Sept. 26, 2015
  • Punts fair caught: 3, Michigan State, Sept. 17, 2016
  • 50+ yard punts: 3, 6x, last Michigan State, Sept. 17, 2016
  • Punts downed inside the 20: 4, at Clemson, Oct. 3, 2015
  • Kickoffs: 10, vs. UMass, Sept. 26, 2015
  • Kickoff yards: 624, vs. UMass, Sept. 26, 2015
  • Kickoff average: 63.8, vs. Ohio State, Jan. 1, 2016 
  • Kickoff touchbacks: 3, 2x, last vs. Ohio State, Jan. 1, 2016
  • Tackles: 1, 4x, last vs. Navy, Oct. 10, 2015

JUNIOR SEASON (2016)

  • Dropped 16 of 54 (29.6 percent) punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line
  • Punted 54 times for 2,347 yards
  • 15 punts of more than 50 yards with a long of 71
  • Forced seven fair catches with three touchbacks
  • Registered two punts of at least 50 yards in four different games
  • Recorded at least two punts downed inside the 20-yard line in six different games
  • Registered three punts downed inside the 20-yard line against both Michigan State (Sept. 17) and USC (Nov. 26)
  • Averaged 50.3 yards per punt (six for 302 yards), including three punts of at least 50 yards and three punts downed inside the 20- yard line against Michigan State (Sept. 17)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)

  • A first-year playing sophomore who easily won the starting duties at punter and proved to be one of the nation’s best punters
  • Served as the primary kickoff specialist
  • Set a school record (minimum five punts) with his 52.4 per punt average against UMass (Sept. 26)
  • Helped significantly at Clemson (Oct. 3) by leaving four of his season-high seven punts inside the Tiger 20-yard line
  • Registered three tackles in punt coverage, recording solo stops against UMass and Clemson while sharing one at Stanford (Nov. 28)
  • Dropped 21-of-55 (38.2 percent) punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line
  • Ranked 15th in the nation in punting with a 44.5 yards per punt average
  • Punted 55 times for 2,446 yards
  • Allowed just 22 punt returns all season for 194 yards (8.8 yards per return)
  • 21 punts of more than 50 yards with a long of 62
  • Forced seven fair catches with eight touchbacks
  • Kicked off 84 times for a 61.6-yard average with 21 touchbacks
  • Registered three punts of at least 50 yards in five different games
  • Recorded at least three punts downed inside the 20-yard line in four different games
  • Averaged 55.8 yards per punt (four for 223 yards), including three punts of at least 50 yards and one punt downed inside the 20-yard line at Virginia (Sept. 12)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)

  • Did not see action during the season
  • Served as the backup placekicker, punter and kickoff specialist

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Class AAAA all-state squad in 2013
  • Handled kicks and punts for Carrollton High School in Carrollton, Georgia
  • Connected on all five field-goal attempts as a senior, nine of 11 as a junior in 2012 and three of four as a sophomore
  • Hit all 78 PATs as a senior, 52 of 53 as a junior and 22 of 24 as a sophomore
  • 76 of 100 kickoffs in 2013 were touchbacks and 142 of 213 in career carried into end zone
  • Punted 20 times for 38.65-yard average in 2013
  • Helped Carrollton to Georgia Class AAAA title game in 2013 and final 13-2 record
  • Kicked 34-yard field goal for 24-14 lead and later hit 23-yarder in 56-35 loss to Griffin in championship game
  • Helped Carrollton win semifinal round 46-44 over Marist in four overtimes
  • Played in Semper-Fidelis All-American Game in Carson, California
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management consulting with a minor in sustainability

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Tyler Newsome
Tyler  Newsome

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carrollton, GA

High School:
Carrollton

Height / Weight:
6-2 1/2 / 210

Position:
Punter

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