Michael Mayer sets all-time catch mark for Notre Dame

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Notre Dame took a 10-6 lead early in the second quarter against BYU, and the play that put the Fighting Irish in place was historic as a junior tight end. Michael Mayer set the program’s all-time single-season catch mark for a tight end.

Mayer ran a wide fade route from the slot and got behind the BYU defense for a 24-yard touchdown from the quarterback Drew Pyne.

With the catch, which was Mayer’s sixth in the game, the Kentucky native now has 141 career catches, passing the former Irish All-American. Tyler Eifert for all-time list tops.

Mayer already has six catches for 73 yards in the game, which at the time of this story’s publication was just two plays into the second quarter.

Mayer set Notre Dame’s single-season mark last season when he had 71 catches, and he also set the single-season yardage mark for a tight end with 840 yards a season ago. Mayer also set up single-season tight goals for a Notre Dame freshman in 2020 when he had 42 catches for 450 yards.

Eifert still holds the all-time yardage mark of 1,840 career receiving yards. Mayer currently has 1,596 career receiving yards when he set the catch record.

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