Notre Dame received another hit Thursday night, as tight end Troy Niklas has elected to skip his senior season and enter the NFL Draft, his father, Don, told ESPN.com.
The George Atkinson III saga has ended with the running back trying his hand at the next level.
Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt will enter the NFL Draft, the junior told ESPN.com.
Defensive end Aaron Lynch is NFL-bound after playing one season at USF.
The first tangible sign Louis Nix would not return to Notre Dame was when he posted a picture Thursday on Instagram of the Golden Dome in his rearview mirror.