Tyler Eifert   #85 TE

Height: 6-6   Weight: 255   Age: 29

Born: 9/8/1990 Fort Wayne , IN

College: Notre Dame

Experience: 7th season

High School: Bishop Dwenger HS [Fort Wayne, IN]









Combine 2013


  • Vertical Jump35.5 inches
  • Bench Press22.0 reps
  • 60 Yard Shuttle11.52 secs
  • 3 Cone Drill6.92 secs
  • 20 Yard Shuttle4.32 secs
  • Broad Jump119.0 inches
  • 40 Yard Dash4.68 Secs


Very tough in a crowd, showing strong hands to make contested catches and a physical demeanor to come down with the ball in tight spaces. Tall, lean frame. Lines up with his hand down, in an H-back role, in the slot and outside. Threatens the seam with his long strides off the snap, takes a lot of hits across the middle and bounces up. Nice job gaining position in coverage with very good footwork, taking pride in his routes and showing much improvement in this area. Elevates well to go up and attack the ball, just needs an opportunity and chances are he?ll come down with it ? very good at mid-air adjustments, making a lot of catches with his feet off the ground. Uses his height, length and strong hands to snatch passes out of the air. Flashes quick feet on out-cuts to be an effective safety valve. Fights through arm tackles to get extra yardage. Gets off the line effectively from a three-point stance, can shimmy past a defender near the line to get into his route. Gives effort as an in-line blocker, uses his length to hold off defensive ends, uses agility to get angle and create outside running lane. Also works hard to prevent defenders from reaching teammates downfield. Productive in his three seasons, leaving Notre Dame with just about every school receiving record for a TE including catches (140) and receiving yards (1,840).


Lean receiver-like build. Does not play with consistent explosiveness and leverage when blocking in-line, will get pulled down by NFL ends and miss reach-blocks against quicker ends. Still growing as a blocker and needs to use better angles. Stronger linebackers will rip off his blocks and ride him off his route when he does not use his hands effectively. Allows throws into his body on occasion, will drop the ball when trying to run before securing.