June 12, 2008

Irish pledge Fort Lauderdale kicker

# Kicker Ben Turk of Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas, Fla., has given a commitment to Notre Dame. The Irish now have eight 2009 pledges.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

June 06, 2008

Touted OL Bullard to Irish

# Super Prospect offensive lineman Alex Bullard of Brentwood-Brentwood Academy, Tenn., has announced for Notre Dame over Tennessee, Michigan, Alabama and Oklahoma, among many others.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr/May.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

June 05, 2008

Irish land linebacker Dan Fox

# Super Prospect linebacker Dan Fox of Cleveland-St. Ignatius, Ohio, has chosen Notre Dame over Michigan State, Stanford, Pittsburgh, Illinois, Iowa, Virginia and Northwestern.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr/May.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

May 22, 2008

Irish pledge outstanding linebacker

# Notre Dame landed Super Prospect linebacker Carlo Calabrese of Verona, NJ., over Boston College and Rutgers. Others included Florida, Pittsburgh, Maryland and North Carolina State. The Irish now have five commitments.

Check May for more daily news.
Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

April 23, 2008

Irish land another top running back

# Notre Dame snared a commitment from Top 100 running back Theo Riddick of Somerville-Immaculata, NJ., ranked No. 81 overall in Class 2009. Among others were Maryland, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and West Virginia.

Check April for more daily news.
Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

April 19, 2008

Irish claim Wood, Stockton

# Notre Dame has landed Top 100 running back Cierre Wood of Oxnard-Santa Clara, Cal., ranked No. 5 overall in Class 2009; and Super Prospect defensive lineman Tyler Stockton of Princeton-The Hun School, NJ. Wood rushed for 2612 yards and 42 touchdowns as a junior.

Check April for more daily news.
Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

April 06, 2008

Irish land another Golic

# Notre Dame has its first Class 2009 commitment in tight end Jake Golic of West Hartford-Northwest Catholic, Conn. His uncle Bob Golic, father Mike Sr., and uncle Greg all played for ND. Jake Golic's brother Mike Jr., signed with the Irish in Class 2008.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

February 06, 2008

Irish gain Lewis-Moore over A&M

# Defensive lineman Kapron Lewis-Moore of Weatherford, Tex., has decommitted from Texas A&M for Notre Dame.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

January 22, 2008

Omar Hunter gives pledge to the Gators

# Top 100 defensive lineman Omar Hunter of Buford, Ga., ranked No. 42 overall in Class 2008, has committed to the Florida Gators. He was once headed to Notre Dame.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

OL Seamus Garvey set for Kent State

# Offensive lineman Seamus Garvey of Gahanna-Lincoln, Ohio, has committed to Kent State.

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Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

January 05, 2008

Irish add top receiver Deion Walker

# Top 100 receiver Deion Walker of Christchurch, Va., ranked No. 25 in Class 2008, is headed to Notre Dame over Florida State, Penn State, Southern California, Texas Tech, California and North Carolina State. He made the announcement at the Under Armour All-America High School Football Game.

Check January for more daily news. Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

ASU captures Gerell Robinson over Irish

# Top 100 athlete Gerell Robinson of Chandler-Hamilton, Ariz., ranked No. 23 overall in Class 2008, picked Arizona State over Notre Dame and Oregon at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Once committed to Arizona, he also considered Southern California, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia Tech and Nebraska.

Check January for more daily news. Archives: May /June /July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

January 02, 2008

Hunter drops Irish

# Outstanding defensive lineman Omar Hunter of Buford, Ga., is no longer headed to Notre Dame and is now considering Florida, Auburn and Southern California. The Irish coaching staff had informed Hunter that if he chose to take other official visits their offer would be withdrawn.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

December 14, 2007

Irish snare touted OL Trevor Robinson

# Notre Dame has a pledge from Top 150 offensive lineman Trevor Robinson of Elkhorn, Neb., over Nebraska and Michigan. He was once committed to the Huskers.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

November 11, 2007

Irish OL Carufel transfering to Minnesota

# Sophomore offensive lineman Matt Carufel of St. Paul-Cretin Derham Hall, Minn., who recently announced he was transfering from Notre Dame, has chosen Minnesota over Iowa, according to the Minneapolis-Star Tribune. Carufel was the fourth sophomore to leave the Irish since April. Quarterback Zach Frazer transferred to Connecticut, quarterback Demetrius Jones, who started the season-opener against Georgia Tech, transferred to Cincinnati and tight end Konrad Reuland also left the team in September.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

October 24, 2007

Jonas Gray heads to Irish

# Top 150 running back Jonas Gray of Beverly Hills-Detroit Country Day, Mich., who recently decommitted from Nebraska, has pledged to Notre Dame.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

October 21, 2007

WR Michael Floyd commits to Irish

# Top 150 receiver Michael Floyd of St. Paul/Cretin-Derham, Minn., is headed to Notre Dame over Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Louisville, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Miami-Florida.

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Class 2008 Football Signing Dates: (Midyear JC Transfer) Dec. 19, 2007-Jan. 15, 2008; (Regular Period) Feb. 6, 2008-Apr. 1, 2008

July 29, 2007

McGuffie picks the Wolverines

# One of the nation's top running backs, Sam McGuffie of Cypress/Cy-Fair, Tex., who rushed for 3121 yards and 43 touchdowns as a junior, has given a commitment to the Michigan Wolverines over Texas A&M, Southern California, Florida and Notre Dame. McGuffie had over 50 offers.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives/July Archives.

McGuffie ready to announce

# One of the nation's top running backs, Sam McGuffie of Cypress/Cy-Fair, Tex., who rushed for 3121 yards and 43 touchdowns as a junior, is set to announce among Texas A&M, Michigan, Southern California, Florida and Notre Dame. McGuffie has over 50 offers.

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July 24, 2007

Irish land top linebacker Steven Filer

# Notre Dame has a commitment from Top 150 linebacker Steven Filer of Chicago-Mt. Carmel, Ill., over Ohio State. Among many others were Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Purdue and Iowa. The Irish have nine Top 150 prospects among their 19 verbals.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives/July Archives.

July 16, 2007

DB McCarthy to Irish over Buckeyes

# Notre Dame has its 18th commitment in defensive back Dan McCarthy of Youngstown-Cardinal Mooney, Ohio, over Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State and Boston College.

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July 02, 2007

QB Frazier transfers from ND to UConn

# Freshman quarterback Zach Frazier of Mechanicsburg, Pa., who redshirted last season, will transfer from Notre Dame to UConn.

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June 28, 2007

ND adds top DL Ethan Johnson for 17th verbal

# Top defensive lineman Ethan Johnson of Portland-Lincoln, Ore., has pledged to Notre Dame over Southern California and Michigan. Among many others were Oregon, Oregon State, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado and Nebraska. The Irish now have 17 commitments.

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June 27, 2007

DB Slaughter to Irish

# Outstanding defensive back Jamoris Slaughter of Stone Mountain-Tucker, Ga., has chosen Notre Dame over LSU and Michigan. Among many others were Maryland, Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, Virginia and Clemson. The Irish now have 16 commitments.

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June 20, 2007

DB Robert Blanton headed to Irish

# Notre Dame landed top defensive back Robert Blanton of Matthews-Butler, NC., over Michigan and Virginia Tech, among many others.

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June 04, 2007

Irish pledge DL Omar Hunter

# Notre Dame has pledged 295-pound defensive lineman Omar Hunter of Buford, Ga., over Michigan. Among many others were Tennessee, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State and LSU. The Irish now have 14 commitments.

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May 31, 2007

Bucks over Irish for Sweat!

# Touted 2008 linebacker Andrew Sweat of Washington-Trinity, Pa., has committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes over Notre Dame. He had also been considering Florida, Michigan, Penn State, Pittsburgh, LSU and Alabama.

For recent news, also check May Archives.

May 30, 2007

Linebacker Sweat to chose

# Touted 2008 linebacker Andrew Sweat of Washington-Trinity, Pa., is near an announcement between Notre Dame and Ohio State. He has also been considering Florida, Michigan, Penn State, Pittsburgh, LSU and Alabama.

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May 26, 2007

Irish add defensive lineman

# Notre Dame gained its 13th commitment in 300-pound defensive lineman Brandon Newman of Louisville-Pleasure Park, Kty.

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May 05, 2007

12th commitment for Irish

# Notre Dame has pledged offensive lineman Lane Clelland of Owings Mills-McDonogh School, Md., over Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Maryland and Virginia, among others.

May 02, 2007

Irish add 11th commitment

# Notre Dame has a commitment from defensive lineman Hafis Williams of Elizabeth, NJ., over Penn State, Maryland and Rutgers.

April 22, 2007

TE Fauria choses Notre Dame

# Tight end Joseph Fauria of Encino-Crespi, Cal., has become the 10th commitment for Notre Dame. Among other programs were Arizona State, LSU, Nebraska, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, Colorado, Mississippi and North Carolina.

April 21, 2007

Irish gain Darius Fleming

# Defensive lineman/linebacker Darius Fleming of Chicago-St. Rita, Ill., has committed to Notre Dame.

April 20, 2007

It's official: Crist to Irish

# One of the nation's top 2008 quarterback prospects, Dayne Crist of Sherman Oaks-Notre Dame, Cal., has officially announced that he is committed to Notre Dame. He also considered Michigan, Southern California, Stanford and LSU, among many others.

April 19, 2007

Report: QB Crist to Irish

# One of the nation's top 2008 quarterback prospects, Dayne Crist of Sherman Oaks-Notre Dame, Cal., is heading to Notre Dame, according to The Los Angeles Times. He also considered Michigan, Southern California, Stanford and LSU, among many others.

April 11, 2007

Irish land linebacker

# Notre Dame pledged linebacker Anthony McDonald of Sherman Oaks-Notre Dame, Cal., over Boston College, Oregon and Mississippi. The Irish now have seven commitments.

April 06, 2007

Irish gain LB Posluszny

# Notre Dame pledged linebacker Dave Posluszny of Aliquippa-Hopewell, Pa.

March 26, 2007

Irish pledge tight end

# Notre Dame has its fifth commitment in touted tight end Kyle Rudolph of Cincinnati-Elder, Ohio, over Michigan, Ohio State, Tennessee, Miami-Florida, Boston College, Louisville and Virginia, among others.

March 06, 2007

No. 4 for Irish

# Notre Dame has pledged defensive lineman Sean Cwynar of Woodstock-Marian Central Catholic, Ill., over Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Purdue, Wisconsin and Virginia, among others.

March 04, 2007

Irish pledge two in-state

# Notre Dame has pledges from receiver John Goodman of Fort Wayne-Bishop Dwenger, Ind; and offensive lineman Braxston Cave of Mishawaha-Penn, Ind.

February 19, 2007

Mike Golic Jr to the Irish

# Notre Dame has a Class 2008 commitment from offensive lineman Mike Golic of West Hartford-Northwest Catholic, Conn. His father Mike Golic Sr., played for the Irish and in the NFL.

January 31, 2007

Irish get kicker

# Kicker Brandon Walker of Findley, Ohio, has pledged to Notre Dame. He was headed to Louisville.

LB Brian Smith pledges Irish

# Super Prospect linebacker Brian Smith of Overland Park-St. Thomas Aquinas, Kan., once headed to Iowa, has chosen Notre Dame.

January 23, 2007

Irish top Illini for Hughes

# Top 150 running back Robert Hughes of Chicago-Hubbard, Ill., committed to Notre Dame over Illinois. Among many others were Miami-Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin.

January 11, 2007

Little changes from FSU to Irish

# Notre Dame has a pledge from huge Super Prospect offensive lineman Chris Little of Jeffersonville-Twiggs County, Ga., who decommitted from Florida State.

January 06, 2007

Irish get OL Romine

# Notre Dame has pledged Top 150 offensive lineman Matt Romine of Tulsa-Union, Okla., over Oklahoma and Miami-Florida, among many others.

December 22, 2006

DB Harrison Smith set for Irish

# Notre Dame has pledged Super Prospect defensive back Harrison Smith of Knoxville-Catholic, Tenn., over Tennessee, among many others. The Irish now have 16 commitments.

December 16, 2006

Irish get OL Dever

# Notre Dame gained a commitment from offensive lineman Taylor Dever of Grass Valley-Nevada Union, Cal., over Nebaska, Washington, Miami-Florida and Fresno State, among many others. Dever is the 15th player to verbally commit to the Notre Dame recruiting class of 2007.

December 12, 2006

Irish pledge Ian Williams, Golden Tate

# Notre Dame has landed two Super Prospects in defensive lineman Ian Williams of Longwood-Lyman, Fla., over Auburn, Clemson, Florida, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee; and athlete Golden Tate of Hendersonville-Pope John Paul II, Tenn., over Alabama, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Mississippi and Mississippi State.

December 01, 2006

Allen choses Irish over Gators

# Top 150 running back/athlete Armando Allen of Hialeah-Miami Lakes, Fla., has pledged to Notre Dame over Florida. Among many others were Georgia, Georgia Tech, Miami-Florida, Tennessee and Duke.

November 09, 2006

Little set for Irish

*Class 2007 Signing Dates: Early Period (Dec 20, 2006-Jan 15, 2007); Late Period (Feb 7-Apr 1 2007)

# Top 150 receiver Greg Little of Durham-Hillside, NC., has committed to Notre Dame over North Carolina. Among many others were Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, Wake Forest and Duke.

November 08, 2006

Irish get OL

*Class 2007 Signing Dates: Early Period (Dec 20, 2006-Jan 15, 2007); Late Period (Feb 7-Apr 1 2007)

# Super Prospect offensive lineman Emeka Nwankwo of Hollywood/Chaminade-Madonna, Fla., committed to Notre Dame over Florida, Florida State, Virginia, Auburn and Georgia.

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