- Matt Fortuna, ESPN Staff Writer
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In news that was simply a formality, Tyler Eifert announced after Monday night's game that he would be heading to the NFL draft, saying that he knew for "quite a while" that the Discover BCS National Championship would be his finale, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
The Mackey Award winner caught six passes for 61 yards in Notre Dame's 42-14 loss to Alabama.
Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has Eifert at No. 17 on his Big Board.