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…
Dec 19, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT
Take the U.S. Postal Service, add to it Notre Dame football and the holiday season, and you expect a punchline. But this week, the Irish football program has received a lot of attention on the internet for its “Pot of Gold,” a recruiting tactic that has seen the Notre Dame football office presumably blow through…
Dec 8, 2013, 10:21 AM EDT
After visiting Notre Dame multiple times, 2015 offensive lineman Tristen Hoge gave his commitment to the Irish coaching staff over the weekend, adding another key building block for the future. The six-foot-4, 285-pound Idaho native chose Notre Dame over an elite set of early offers, giving Harry Hiestand another top lineman prospect. Hoge already had…
Nov 27, 2013, 12:19 PM EDT
It took one visit to convince outside linebacker Jhonny Williams that Notre Dame was the place for him. Even amidst the wind and snow of last weekend, Williams knew the best option for him was the school just 30 minutes away from his home in Berrian Springs, Michigan. He made that decision official Wednesday morning,…
Nov 24, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT
A little winter weather wasn’t enough to deter 2015 quarterback Blake Barnett from committing to Notre Dame this weekend. The junior quarterback from Orange County, California gave the Irish a building block recruit for next season’s cycle, with the offensive coaching staff finding what looks like an excellent fit for the Irish offense. Barnett’s commitment…
Nov 19, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT
Notre Dame received the commitment of Indiana athlete Drue Tranquill, locking in an key defensive recruit for the upcoming signing class. The one-time Purdue commitment stepped away from his pledge to the Boilermakers and decided to spend his next four years in South Bend. Tranquill’s flip seemed to be a long time coming, with Notre…
Aug 3, 2013, 4:44 PM EDT
Just a day after solidifying their linebacking corps with the commitment of linebacker Richard Yeargin III, the Notre Dame coaching staff reeled in another big time front seven target with the addition of defensive lineman Matt Dickerson. Dickerson, a six-foot-five, 270-pounder from the Bay Area, took a visit at Notre Dame this weekend and pulled…
Aug 2, 2013, 10:07 PM EDT
On a day where the Irish kicked off their current season, they received a commitment that will be a key piece to their future. Blue-chip linebacker Richard Yeargin III of Fort Lauderdale committed to Notre Dame today, adding a much needed linebacker to the depth chart. “I am officially committed to the University of Notre…
Jun 27, 2013, 9:13 AM EDT
It didn’t take long for linebacker-defensive end Jonathan Bonner to make up his mind. After an impressive performance at Notre Dame’s lineman challenge, the Irish coaching staff offered the 6-foot-4, 245-pounder from suburban St. Louis a scholarship and Bonner jumped on the offer, becoming the thirteenth member of the ’14 recruiting class. Bonner’s commitment came…
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