2019 Recruiting: LB Jack Kiser Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame football's recruiting class of 2019 continued to grow on Tuesday, as in-state linebacker Jack Kiser decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6-2/210-pounder from 1A Pioneer High School (Royal Center, IN) brings Notre Dame up to twelve total commits in this class, which is rated #8 overall in the 247Composite Team [...]

By |2018-06-13T22:34:19+00:00June 13th, 2018|Recruiting|16 Comments

Big Board 2018: Long List of Offered Receivers

Welcome back to the 18 Stripes Big Board for Fighting Irish football. Today we're taking a look at Notre Dame targets at wide receiver, and it's quite an extensive list. Wide Receiver Score Name State Ht./Wt. Temperature .994 Jalen Hall CA 6-4/192 Cool .987 Amon-Ra St. Brown CA 5-11/190 Mild .983 Justyn Ross AL 6-4/197 [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:16+00:00April 25th, 2017|Recruiting|8 Comments

The Big Board is Back: 2018 Quarterbacks and Running Backs

18 Stripes Recruiting coverage is making a return now that recruiting season is gaining more steam. Summer camps have started taking place across the country and Irish commits and targets are competing with some of the best high school athletes this country has to offer. Today we're bringing back the Big Board, starting with the [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:21+00:00April 4th, 2017|Recruiting|9 Comments

Big Board: Irish Lead for Elite Cornerback?

Welcome back to the 18 Stripes Big Board for Fighting Irish football. Today we are taking a look at Notre Dame's targets at cornerback. Score Name State Ht./Wt. Temperature .995 Jeffrey Okudah TX 6-1/190 Cold .992 Darnay Holmes CA 5-10/190 Cold .971 Thomas Graham CA 5-11/175 Warm .951 Ambry Thomas MI 5-11/175 Cold .903 Elijah [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:49+00:00November 4th, 2016|Recruiting|3 Comments

Recruiting: Ovie Oghoufo Commits to ND

Notre Dame 2018 recruiting continued its streak today, as Farmington Harrison (MI) linebacker Ovie Oghoufo verbally committed to the Fighting Irish during the first day of this weekend's visit (his second time visiting South Bend). This is Notre Dame's 5th commitment from the class of 2018, all five being 4-stars or higher. The 247 Composite [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:27:14+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Recruiting|10 Comments

Recruiting: Michael Young Commits to ND

About a month has passed since Irish Invasion, and Notre Dame football has received another commitment from the event's visitors list as Louisiana wide receiver Michael Young has decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 247 Composite lists the 5'11"/175-pound athlete as the #511 overall player and the #74 wide receiver in the [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:27:15+00:00July 20th, 2016|Recruiting|42 Comments

Big Board: QB/RB

Welcome to the first installment of the 18S Big Board for Fighting Irish Football. We're starting off your new favorite regular update today with the QB and RB positions. Let's jump right into it, starting with QB. Yes, that is an empty Big Board. The Irish landed their quarterback for the 2017 class back in [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:27:15+00:00July 20th, 2016|Recruiting|5 Comments

Recruiting: Darnell Ewell Commits to ND

Fighting Irish football has landed its 16th recruit from the class of 2017 today, as defensive tackle Darnell Ewell has verbally committed to Notre Dame. The 247 Composite ranks the 6'4"/295-pounder out of Norfolk, Virginia as the #144 player overall and the #9 defensive tackle in the country. This commitment comes as no surprise to [...]

By |2016-07-15T12:12:57+00:00July 15th, 2016|Recruiting|39 Comments

Blue-Chip Rate on Defense Stresses Player Development

Note: this article was written prior to the commitments of running back C.J. Holmes and offensive guard Robert Hainsey. Both now give the Irish offense 7 blue-chip players on offense for 2017.  ***** Brian Kelly isn't in an enviable position with regards to recruiting. He's proven over more than a half-decade at Notre Dame that [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:27:16+00:00July 13th, 2016|Recruiting|16 Comments

Recruiting: Robert Hainsey Commits to ND

Fighting Irish football received its 15th verbal from the class of 2017 tonight, as offensive lineman Robert Hainsey committed to Notre Dame at The Opening. The 247 Composite ranks the 6'5"/275-pounder out of IMG Academy (originally from Western Pennsylvania) as the #70 overall player and the #4 offensive guard in the country. COMMITTED❗️🍀#IRISHEL17E #GoIrish pic.twitter.com/TzvZ1UgmOT [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:27:16+00:00July 10th, 2016|Recruiting|26 Comments