Mar 21, 2015, 8:37 PM EDT
Notre Dame’s 2016 recruiting class took a big step forward on Saturday, gaining commitments from cornerback Julian Love and long snapper John Shannon. Both Love and Shannon pledged their commitment after receiving offers this afternoon from the Irish staff.
Mar 20, 2015, 1:41 PM EDT
Notre Dame’s coaching staff begins their 2016 recruiting efforts this weekend with its first on-campus Junior Day. While the reshuffled staff had an opportunity to hit the road in February, the Irish coaches will host their first major recruiting event of the spring this weekend.
Jan 30, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT
Notre Dame welcomes safety prospect Arrington Farrar to campus this weekend. The Irish coaching staff finishes up a chaotic cross-country week visiting prospects both committed and interested (and some somewhere in between).
Jan 26, 2015, 11:26 AM EDT
Notre Dame has a final need in their recruiting class. And over the weekend, they sold Louisiana safety Justin Reid that he could fill it.
Dec 19, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
Notre Dame solidified its safety depth chart by going for a homegrown solution. The Irish offered Indianapolis Warren Central safety Mykelti Williams yesterday, and today the four-star prospect made the decision official by committing to Notre Dame.
Oct 23, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT
For the second time in a week, Notre Dame’s recruiting class landed a playmaking linebacker. During a press conference streamed live on ESPN.com, Florida’s Tevon Coney pledged his commitment to the Irish, picking Notre Dame over finalists Miami and Florida.
Oct 12, 2014, 6:03 PM EDT
On a Saturday where Notre Dame failed to get any sacks, the Irish landed a pass-rusher for the future. New Orleans’ Bo Wallace committed to the Irish on Sunday, announcing the decision on Twitter. Wallace and his parents were in South Bend this weekend for his official visit, taking in the North Carolina game and campus.
Oct 7, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT
Notre Dame has added the all important quarterback to their recruiting class. Former Penn State commitment Brandon Wimbush has joined the Irish recruiting class, officially flipping his commitment after a weekend visit to South Bend.
Jul 9, 2014, 8:48 AM EDT
With some of the top recruits in the country at The Opening, Notre Dame commitment C.J. Sanders put on a show. Making the SPARQ testing finals, Sanders dazzled as he showed elite speed and explosiveness.
Jul 2, 2014, 11:36 PM EDT
Notre Dame may have missed out on Jashon Cornell and Justin Hilliard on Wednesday, but they won the commitment of jumbo receiver Miles Boykin. The Illinois native chose Notre Dame over Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State, Florida and a slew of other offers.
Jul 1, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT
The recruiting train continues for Notre Dame, with Washington D.C. area defensive back Ashton White pledging his commitment to the Irish on Tuesday evening.
Jun 30, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT
Notre Dame’s coaching staff got a good look at Pennsylvania running back Josh Adams at the Irish Invasion camp a little over a week ago. They’ll see him for four more years, as Adams committed to the Irish on Monday, adding a much needed running back to the 2015 recruiting class.
Jun 23, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT
Notre Dame hosted the Irish Invasion camp on Friday night, the beginning of a very busy week of recruiting for the Irish staff. Let’s go around the horn and get caught up with all that happened.
Jun 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT
The commitment train continues for Notre Dame, with Ohio cornerback Shaun Crawford becoming the fifth commitment in the last 10 days to join the Irish’s 2015 recruiting class.
Jun 13, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT
Notre Dame’s recruiting momentum continues, with the third commitment in three days coming from Cincinnati’s Elijah Taylor. Picking the Irish over Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes, Taylor brings another defensive tackle into the mix.
Jun 13, 2014, 1:16 AM EDT
Notre Dame kept up the recruiting momentum with the commitment of cornerback Nick Coleman from Archbishop Alter. See what Malik Zaire’s former teammate will bring to the table for the Irish.
Jun 13, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT
Notre Dame added more heft to their defensive line with the commitment of Bolingbrook, Illinois’ Micah Dew-Treadway. Find out more about the massive defensive lineman here.
Jun 10, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT
The past week has turned Notre Dame’s quarterback recruiting on its head. And while the loss of Blake Barnett has been difficult to swallow for some Irish fans, Notre Dame’s coaching staff has already targeted three elite prospects to replace him.
Jun 2, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT
With Notre Dame already set in the 2015 recruiting class with Blake Barnett, the Irish coaching staff has begun making offers to rising juniors in the 2016 cycle. One of the top prospects is the son of a former Irish wide receiver.
May 30, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT
One of Notre Dame’s top linebacking prospects is in the fold after the Irish out-dueled Penn State. Josh Barajas, one of Indiana’s best prep players, has verbally committed to Notre Dame.
May 6, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT
Just as things had seemed to quiet on the football front, Notre Dame’s coaching staff received an important commitment for the 2015 recruiting class. Tennessee wide receiver C.J. Sanders gave the Irish a verbal commitment, choosing Notre Dame over offers from Cal, Georgia, Northwestern, Stanford, Tennessee, USC and others.
Mar 10, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT
The long discussed idea of having an early signing period for college football appears to be picking up traction. A recent report by ESPN says that a panel of conference commissioners will meet this summer as momentum for legislation picks up. With Signing Day becoming one of the signature holidays in college football, a cottage…
Feb 7, 2014, 1:45 AM EDT
The dust has settled. Notre Dame’s Signing Day class is in the books. With Brian Kelly at Pebble Beach, competing in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, let’s walk through the head coach’s comments on each position group from his introductory press conference. OFFENSIVE LINE BK on Alex Bars: “Another young man that we got…
Jan 7, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT
Notre Dame’s 2015 recruit Blake Barnett was the first quarterback selected to the Elite 11 camp, the premiere offseason camp in the country. Barnett, who committed to the Irish this fall and will join a depth chart that should include a fifth-year Everett Golson, a junior year Malik Zaire, and sophomore Deshone Kizer. The Orange…
Jan 4, 2014, 6:43 PM EDT
Notre Dame received a key recruiting pledge when inside linebacker Nyles Morgan committed to the Irish during the US Army All-American Bowl Saturday afternoon. The Chicagoland product is an elite, four-star player anchoring a position group that the Irish coaching staff targeted this cycle. Morgan chose the Irish over Ole Miss and Vanderbilt, a hard…
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