Nic Weishar, TE, Notre Dame #82

6041, 246, 4.73


Notes: From Midlothian, IL. Last name is pronounced “Wisher.” His brother, Andrew, died of cancer in October 2012. His family started the Andrew Weishar Foundation (AWF) to honor his memory and his legacy of helping others to live with faith, courage, and strength. They hold an annual music festival called “WeishFest” and have granted more than $650,000 to aid cancer-burdened families, according to its website weish4ever.com. Spent his freshman season on the scout team in 2014. Played in 12 games and started 2, catching 3-19 in 2015. Played in all 12 games, including 1 start, catching 3-47 in 2016. Played in all 13 games and caught 9-52-2, despite playing with a torn labrum in his left shoulder in 2017. Earned his undergraduate degree in May 2018 from Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. Working toward his master’s degree in finance.

Positives: Reliable pass-catcher with good hands. Steady blocker. Natural leader. High character individual who is well-respected by coaches and teammates.

Negatives: Has not been a full-time starter and infrequently involved in the passing game as a receiver.

Summary: Much like Smythe Durham (fourth-round pick by Dolphins in 2018), he could move up as a senior and have a chance to play in the NFL.

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