Notre Dame punter, yes, their punter, hit 30 reps on the bench press during their Pro Day on Wednesday. Yup, Tyler Newsome is projected to go in the seventh round of this year's NFL Draft. However, after scouts get a look at this footage, they might not want to wait that long to take him:
Newsome was named one of four captains for the Fighting Irish during their 2018-19 campaign. He also holds a handful of the school punting records, such as career punts, career punt average, single season punts, single season punt average (3x), and single game punt average.
Punter Tyler Newsome did 30 reps on the bench at Notre Dame’s Pro Day. This would have tied for second at the NFL Combine ... among linebackers.— Pete Sampson (@PeteSampson_) March 20, 2019
Coming out of high school, Newsome was a Georgia All-State punter and was a perfect 78-78 on PATs and 5-5 on field goals in his senior year at