WR Michael Floyd will be Notre Dame’s Offensive Focal Point in 2010


As I pointed out in the preseason, you’ll see a trend repeating itself upon looking at Notre Dame box scores this fall. Junior Tight End Kyle Rudolph will lead the team in catches most of the time, and junior wide out Michael Floyd will usually be tops in receiving yards. In Saturday’s 23-12 victory over Purdue, both receivers tied for the team lead for catches with five. And Floyd led the team with 82 receiving yards while Rudolph chipped in 43.

Coach Kelly made it quite clear at Media Day who his leaders on offense and defense will be this season.

“There are guys that people gravitate towards. There are guys that set a standard for the way they play. And right now it’s (Manti) Te’o on defense and (Michael) Floyd on offense,” Kelly said at the season opening presser.

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