Notre Dame LB Drue Tranquill announces he’s returning next season

He was a major reason for Notre Dame’s bounce back season this year.

Now Fighting Irish fans will be happy to know they’ll get to cheer him on for one final season.

After winning the Rockne Student-Athlete award at the Echo for Irish ceremony, Fighting Irish senior linebacker Drue Tranquill announced that he’s coming back to South Bend for a fifth season.

Tranquill amassed 74 tackles, nine tackles for loss, two sacks, three pass breakups, three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble for the Fighting Irish in 2017.

Tranquill is a captain for a Notre Dame squad that will face LSU on Jan. 1 in the Citrus Bowl from Orlando, Florida.

Notre Dame defeated LSU 31-28 on last-second field goal in the 2014 Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tennessee.

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