Liam Eichenberg
No. 74 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1998-01-19) January 19, 1998 (age 24)
Cleveland, Ohio
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Saint Ignatius (Cleveland)
College:Notre Dame (2016–2020)
NFL Draft:2021 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:17
Games started:16
Player stats at NFL.com

Liam Eichenberg (born January 19, 1998) is an American football offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame and was drafted by the Dolphins in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Early years

Eichenberg was born on January 19, 1998, in Cleveland, Ohio.[1] He attending Saint Ignatius High School and played in the 2016 Under Armour All-American Game.[2] In 2015, he committed to play college football at the University of Notre Dame.[3]

College career

After redshirting his first year at Notre Dame in 2016, Eichenberg played in five games as a backup in 2017.[4] He took over as the starting left tackle in 2018 and started every game for them until 2020.[5][6][7][8]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 6+18 in
(1.98 m)
306 lb
(139 kg)
32+38 in
(0.82 m)
9+58 in
(0.24 m)
4.57 s 7.53 s 26.5 in
(0.67 m)
8 ft 9 in
(2.67 m)
33 reps
All values from Pro Day[9][10]

Eichenberg was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.[11] Eichenberg signed his four-year rookie contract with Miami on July 27, 2021.[12]

References

  1. ^ "BlueAndGold - Notre Dame Signs OL Liam Eichenberg". notredame.rivals.com.
  2. ^ staff, Northeast Ohio Media Group (September 29, 2015). "Notre Dame football commit Liam Eichenberg selected to play in Under Armour All-America game representing St. Ignatius". cleveland.
  3. ^ "Four-star 2016 St. Ignatius OL Liam Eichenberg commits to Notre Dame over Ohio State: Buckeyes recruiting". cleveland. April 20, 2015.
  4. ^ Litman, Laken. "Notre Dame's rookie starting LT already has experience against top Michigan DL". The Indianapolis Star.
  5. ^ Sampson, Pete. "Liam Eichenberg's first start at Notre Dame will be hard. Waiting for it was harder". The Athletic.
  6. ^ Tribune, Tyler James South Bend. "Confidence lifted Liam Eichenberg to Notre Dame's top left tackle option". Notre Dame Insider.
  7. ^ "St. Ignatius grad Liam Eichenberg a key to ND offensive success for 2018". cleveland. August 26, 2018.
  8. ^ Tribune, Tyler James South Bend. "Notre Dame OT Liam Eichenberg ready to leave legacy in final season with Irish". Notre Dame Insider.
  9. ^ "Liam Eichenberg Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved December 24, 2021.
  10. ^ "Liam Eichenberg, Notre Dame, OT, 2021 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved December 24, 2021.
  11. ^ "The Reaction: Miami Dolphins Select OT Liam Eichenberg with No. 42 Pick". MiamiDolphins.com. April 30, 2021. Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  12. ^ "Dolphins sign second-round pick Liam Eichenberg". 27 July 2021.