2021 Recruiting: OT Joe Alt Commits to Notre Dame

After a nearly 3-month-long commitment drought on the offensive side of the ball, Notre Dame received some very welcome news today when offensive tackle Joe Alt decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6'7"/260-pounder out of Minneapolis, MN is the 12th commit in the Irish Class of 2021 -- a class which currently [...]

By |2020-07-06T20:07:39-04:00July 6th, 2020|Recruiting|0 Comments

2021 Recruiting: DB Ryan Barnes commits to ND

It's been a pretty slow summer for Notre Dame football on the recruiting trail. With the recruiting dead period extended through July due to the coronavirus pandemic and no visits allowed to occur, it's been difficult for the Irish staff to make moves with some of the targets that haven't been able to visit campus [...]

By |2020-06-06T12:15:29-04:00June 6th, 2020|Recruiting|11 Comments

Transfer Season: CB Nick McCloud Commits to Notre Dame

Despite missing out on Will Shipley to Clemson last week the good news for Notre Dame recruiting continued in the form of graduate transfer cornerback Nick McCloud from NC State. He will come to South Bend with one year of eligibility remaining. McCloud was a 2016 commit for the Wolfpack out of South Pointe High [...]

By |2020-05-13T22:40:07-04:00May 14th, 2020|Recruiting|9 Comments

2021 Recruiting: Coogan, Riley & Onye Commit to Notre Dame

Apologies as we've been slacking with the recruiting updates lately. Today, we'll catch everyone up on the recent commits in an extra special 3-for-1 recruiting article. Following a quiet late winter and early spring as the COVID-19 outbreak challenged programs all across the country we have seen an uptick in movement out of South Bend [...]

By |2020-05-13T21:42:57-04:00May 13th, 2020|Recruiting|8 Comments

Scholarship Update: A Time Without Spring Football

It's been an unprecedented month for the whole world including for college football whose spring practices came to a sudden halt in March. For Notre Dame, they will head into the uncertainty of summer with just one practice from spring and virtually nothing achieved for player development. Obviously, it's thrown everything for the program into [...]

By |2020-04-20T22:45:43-04:00April 20th, 2020|Recruiting|17 Comments

2021 Recruiting: DE David Abiara Commits to ND

Notre Dame football gained some much-needed good news this Friday afternoon, as defensive end David Abiara has decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6'4"/250-pounder out of Mansfield, TX is the 3rd defensive commit in Notre Dame's class of 2021, joining defensive tackle Gabe Rubio and safety Justin Walters. David first received his [...]

By |2020-03-27T19:42:39-04:00March 27th, 2020|Recruiting|7 Comments

2021 Football Recruiting: Offense Big Board Launch

The clocks have jumped ahead, the weather inches ever warmer, the birds warble their reveille once again. You know what that means - time to revive the Big Board! YEAH BUDDY! Huh? Spring, you say? Oh... Well, I guess it's a sign of that too. We hadn't noticed. Nice. In more significant news, we welcome [...]

By |2020-03-10T11:57:14-04:00March 11th, 2020|Recruiting|19 Comments

Reviewing My Early Guess at the 2020 Recruiting Class

A little over a year ago I published my annual Way (Way) Too Early Guess at Notre Dame's Recruiting Class of 2020. As always with these posts, there is a ton of projection and guesswork involved. At this point in February, the Irish are still going through some evaluations, loads of kids haven't even started [...]

By |2020-02-24T08:55:21-05:00February 24th, 2020|Recruiting|9 Comments

2021 Football Recruiting: S Justin Walters Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame football's Junior Day event this past Saturday, while small, has already bore fruit for the Fighting Irish program. Junior Day attendee and 2021 safety Justin Walters has decided to shut down his recruitment and verbally commit to Notre Dame. The 6'2"/175-pound safety out of Bolingbrook, Illinois is Notre Dame's eighth verbal commit in [...]

By |2020-02-02T18:47:12-05:00February 2nd, 2020|Recruiting|3 Comments

The 2020 Recruiting Class Loses an Underrated Corner Prospect

Friday night news broke that is never good news. Incoming freshman 2020 corner prospect Landen Bartleson was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief, and receiving stolen property valued at $10,000 or more after breaking into a store to steal guns. After an initial comment about waiting to gather facts, less than 24 [...]

By |2020-01-27T09:57:43-05:00January 27th, 2020|Football, Recruiting|9 Comments