Michael Mayer has made his mark as one of the best tight ends in college football over the last decade.

The Notre Dame tight end has emerged as one of the best tight ends in college football. Mayer is at the top of several statistical categories for tight ends since 2012, according to Notre Dame football public relations.

Over the last 10 years for tight ends, Mayer ranks No. 1 in yards per game with 58.6 yards. His 157 receptions rank No. 7 and he is 14th in total yards with 1,816 yards. Out of the 7 tight ends to record 150 catches dating back to 2012, Mayer is the only tight end who played less than 40 games, per Notre Dame PR. He played in 31 games.

Mayer is having an outstanding 2022 campaign with 44 catches, 526 receiving yards, and 6 touchdowns. In the Week 8 win over UNLV, Mayer recorded 6 receptions, 115 receiving yards, and 1 touchdown. He has been a focal point in Notre Dame’s offense for the entire season.

In the last 2 seasons, Mayer ranks 1st among tight ends in receptions, yards, and yards per game. He is 3rd in touchdowns for tight ends with 13 touchdowns.

Mayer has been a dominant force for Notre Dame since he joined the program in 2020. Notre Dame will look for Mayer to have another big game against Syracuse in Week 9.