Drue Tranquill an early story for Notre Dame
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Drue Tranquill an early story for Notre Dame

Notre Dame safety named to Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list

Photo: Drue Tranquill

Anyone following Notre Dame football understands Drue Tranquill’s importance to the Irish bouncing back in 2017. He is one of the top safeties in the nation as well as a team captain.

But in football’s never-ending pursuit of a year-round coverage, Notre Dame has an early start touting him to the rest of the nation. He was named on May 23 to the watch list for the Lott IMPACT Trophy. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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