Notre Dame Recruiting & Targeting High Schools

Notre Dame football recruiting always has a lot of talk about states, regions, a national profile, pipelines, and Catholic schools. Like perhaps no other school in history, the Fighting Irish have covered a vast swath of territory (now including Germany for 2020!) in order to fill their recruiting classes. Since Brian Kelly's 2010 class the [...]

By |2019-03-13T22:01:32-04:00March 13th, 2019|Recruiting|8 Comments

2021 Recruiting: QB Tyler Buchner Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's 2021 recruiting class started off with a bang today when elite quarterback Tyler Buchner pledged to the Irish. The 6'2", 200-pound Californian was reportedly one of the staff's top targets regardless of position in this class, which makes this an especially excellent way to kick it off. He didn't playt much in his [...]

By |2019-03-08T21:36:26-04:00March 8th, 2019|Recruiting|14 Comments

A Way (Way) Too Early Guess at Notre Dame’s Recruiting Class of 2020

If you haven't already seen it, last week I reviewed my way-too-early guess at Notre Dame's class of 2019. I also promised you guys another way-too-early guess at Notre Dame's recruiting class for 2020 -- and here it is. The Notre Dame football staff has been recruiting the 2020 cycle very hard since the end [...]

By |2019-02-15T20:53:43-04:00February 16th, 2019|Recruiting|8 Comments

2020 Recruiting: DT Aidan Keanaaina Commits to ND

Notre Dame football received its first post-2019 Signing Day commitment for the 2020 class today, as four-star defensive tackle Aidan Keanaaina has decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6'3"/300 pounder out of Denver, CO is the 5th commit overall for Notre Dame's class of 2020, and the 2nd on the defensive side [...]

By |2019-02-13T14:23:02-04:00February 13th, 2019|Recruiting|10 Comments

2019 Recruiting: DL Grades

On National Signing Day, we posted an overview of the 2019 Notre Dame recruiting class with recruit grades and some thoughts on the class. Then we went into more detail on the offensive skill position guys, because you know they'd be primadonnas if we didn't do them first. Yesterday we looked at the guys who clear [...]

By |2019-02-11T13:31:00-04:00February 11th, 2019|Recruiting|5 Comments

2019 Recruiting: OL Grades

On National Signing Day, we posted an overview of the 2019 Notre Dame recruiting class with recruit grades and some thoughts on the class. Yesterday we went into more detail on the offensive skill position guys, because you know they'd be primadonnas if we didn't do them first. Today we're looking at the guys who clear [...]

By |2019-02-11T13:30:04-04:00February 10th, 2019|Recruiting|2 Comments

A Tree Falls In The Forest: The Final Notre Dame 2019 Recruiting Class

An Irish Zen Koan With tight numbers and the same staff aggressiveness with the early signing period as last year, the final stretch for the Notre Dame 2019 recruiting class almost completely lacked drama. On the upside, the staff closed early on a bunch of guys they really liked. On the downside, there was no [...]

By |2019-02-08T12:01:02-04:00February 7th, 2019|Recruiting|14 Comments

2019 Recruiting: Isaiah Foskey Signs With Notre Dame!

The final piece of Notre Dame's 2019 recruiting class fell into place today when blue-chip defensive end prospect Isaiah Foskey announced his signing. The 6'4", 233-pound Cal legacy participated in a signing ceremony at his high school, De La Salle, which is one the of the country's foremost prep programs. The more attentive (and, ahem, [...]

By |2019-02-08T12:01:10-04:00February 6th, 2019|Recruiting|7 Comments

The 2020 Cycle is Upon Us with the Irish Carrying a Strong Hand

Wednesday, February 6th opens up the second National Signing Day for the 2019 recruiting class and for all intents and purposes will bring the current cycle to a quick finish as Notre Dame waits to add one more player to a class that has already signed back in December during the early signing period. In [...]

By |2019-02-06T07:38:15-04:00February 5th, 2019|Recruiting|33 Comments