Tyler Newsome, P, Notre Dame #85

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Notes: From Carrollton, GA. Handled kicking, punting and kickoffs in high school. Was in an auto accident in May 2012 in which he suffered a broken pelvis, fractured tailbone, ruptured spleen, broken ribs and a concussion, spending 17 days recovering in the hospital. Did not see any action as freshman with the Irish in 2014. Averaged 44.5 on 55 punts, including 21 punts of 50 yards or more, including a long of 62, with 21 In20 and 8 TB in 2015. Averaged 43.5 on 54 punts with a long of 71, including 15 of 50+, with 16 In20 and 3 TB in 2016. Averaged 43.6 on 63 punts with a long of 59, including 17 of 50+, with 19 In20 and 4 TB in 2017. Named one of three captains for 2018. Has reportedly done 23 reps at 225 pounds. Is expected to receive his degree in marketing and attend graduate school. Involved in the community.

Positives: Good work ethic and demeanor. Has pro size and leg strength. Has put up good numbers and gotten a lot of major-college experience.

Negatives: Inconsistent and does not have booming leg strength.

Summary: Will merit a training camp invite with another good season.

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