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Video | Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer NFL Combine Media Session

March 3, 2023

Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer spoke on Friday morning at the NFL Combine.

0:00 - If he feels the pressure of being TE1
0:28 - Best aspect of his game
0:51 - 40 time
0:57 - Who he compares his game to
1:25 - Greatest takeaway from Notre Dame
2:00 - Ranking tight ends
2:24 - Thoughts on the interview process
2:58 - Interview with the Carolina Panthers
3:20 - Feedback from teams on what he needs to work on
3:48 - Thoughts on the Buffalo Bulls and TE Dawson Knox
4:30 - Interview with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
4:54 - Impressions of Tommy Rees
5:30 - How he handled a new head coach and new tight end coach last year
6:40 - Possibility of Joe Burrow throwing him the ball
7:15 - On being younger than most of the other tight ends
7:39 - Who he has reached out to during the draft process
8:35 - How he handled the adversity last year
9:18 - On Brandon Joseph saying he was George Kittle
9:42 - Relationship with Dave Casper
10:10 - Relationship with Cole Kmet and potentially playing with him in Chicago
10:47 - Versatility
11:15 - Intense personality
12:00 - Underrated part of his game and favorite route
12:16 - Traits he saw from Gerad Parker that will make him a good offensive coordinator
13:07 - Growth over the course of his collegiate career and the Cincinnati Bengals
13:44 - Earliest NFL memory
14:14 - Thoughts when people question his athleticism
14:34 - Basketball career and how it helped him develop into the player he is today
15:34 - How Gerad Parker built relationships
16:24 - How he's improved his blocking

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