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

2020 Recruiting: German DE Alexander Ehrensberger Commits to ND

Notre Dame football received some fantastic news tonight, as massive 2020 defensive end Alexander Ehrensberger has decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6'7"/240 pounder out of Dusseldorf, Germany is the 4th commit for the Irish from the Class of 2020, and their first on the defensive side of the ball. My decision [...]

By |2019-01-31T20:55:16-04:00January 31st, 2019|Recruiting|25 Comments

Notre Dame Finds the Fairway with New RB Coach Lance Taylor

Lance Taylor will replace outgoing Irish legend Autry Denson as the new Notre Dame running backs coach, per multiple news reports. There's no official confirmation from the university yet (thanks O'Leary!), but if Taylor's Twitter header photo is any indication there's nothing to worry about on that front. No doubt one of the major attractions [...]

By |2019-01-28T12:30:47-04:00January 28th, 2019|Football, Recruiting|12 Comments

Uncharted Territory: Notre Dame Prepares to Use First Grayshirt

They say don't worry about the numbers, there will always be room. For Notre Dame recruit Marist Liufau it may turn out that there is in fact not enough room at the inn. Last week it was reported that the Fighting Irish have been planning to grayshirt the Honolulu linebacker for the 2019 football season, [...]

By |2019-01-23T07:49:43-04:00January 23rd, 2019|Recruiting|77 Comments

Early Signing Day Arrives + 2020 Scholarship Needs

College football's plan to kill the real National Signing Day allow student-athletes to sign their binding Letter of Intent paperwork begins this Wednesday, December 19th and runs through Friday at the end of the week.  The early signing period is upon us and good news for Irish fans, all of the current Notre Dame commits [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:49:12-04:00December 18th, 2018|Recruiting|16 Comments

2019 Recruiting: LB J.D. Bertrand Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame football fans received some excellent news tonight, as 2019 4-star linebacker JD Bertrand has verbally committed to the Fighting Irish. The 6-1/220 pounder out of Roswell, GA is the 21st commit in Notre Dame football's recruiting class of 2019 (22nd if you also want to count PWO kicker Harrison Leonard). I am very [...]

By |2018-11-19T20:58:31-04:00November 19th, 2018|Recruiting|19 Comments

2019 Recruiting: OLB Marist Liufau Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's recruiting machine added an unexpected piece today when linebacker Marist Liufau became the 20th member of the 2019 class. The 6'3", 210-pound Hawaiian wasn't on the radar of any casual fans and, in fact, many more dedicated recruitniks. He was, however, just on campus for an official visit, so he was quite clearly [...]

By |2018-11-14T22:53:52-04:00November 14th, 2018|Football, Recruiting|30 Comments

2019 Recruiting: K Harrison Leonard Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's recruiting Class of 2019 got a little bit bigger this Thursday night -- and it didn't even require the use of a scholarship to do so -- as specialist Harrison Leonard has committed to the Irish as a preferred walk-on. The 5-11/180 pounder out of Avon, CT visited Notre Dame back in mid [...]

By |2018-10-18T22:16:55-04:00October 18th, 2018|Recruiting|37 Comments

Scholarship Update: Winter is Coming

We've been so busy with actual football stuff that we've yet to run through the scholarship situation since April 30th. What is college football without recruiting, we ask?  The actual seasons with games are so short it sometimes feels like we're here for the recruiting more than anything else. Don't forget the early signing period [...]

By |2018-10-14T18:44:12-04:00October 15th, 2018|Recruiting|32 Comments

2019 Recruiting: CB Isaiah Rutherford Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's solid Class of 2019 received a nice boost this Saturday night, as blue chip cornerback Isaiah Rutherford has decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6-0/175 pounder out of Sacramento, California is the 19th commit in this Irish Class of 2019 -- a class which now includes nine players on the [...]

By |2018-10-13T23:23:34-04:00October 13th, 2018|Recruiting|14 Comments

2019 Recruiting: WR T.J. Sheffield Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame football received a big surprise Friday afternoon when 4-star wide receiver TJ Sheffield decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 5-10/170-pounder out of Independence, TN is the 18th commit for Notre Dame's Recruiting Class of 2019 -- a class which currently ranks 6th overall in the 247 Composite Team Rankings.   [...]

By |2018-07-06T19:41:30-04:00July 6th, 2018|Recruiting|18 Comments