Irish recruiting roundup
May, 8, 2013
By Matt Fortuna | ESPN.com
What's the buzz?
- Four-star guard Quenton Nelson (Red Bank, N.J./Red Bank Catholic) was the latest to commit to Notre Dame last week . He tells our Jared Shanker that a call from Brian Kelly put him over the top .
- Notre Dame is up three spots, to No. 9, in the Class of 2014 recruiting rankings . Here's how Nelson helps shape Notre Dame's 2014 class.
- On Thursday the Irish visited and offered ESPN 150 defensive lineman Kentavius Street (Greenville, N.C./Rose), our Kipp Adams writes.
- Our Dave Hooker says that ESPN 150 tackle Alex Bars (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell) son of former Notre Dame linebacker Joe Bars, is a big man to watch in the "northern" South .
- Our Chantel Jennings looks at a couple of standouts from the Chicago NFTC who have Notre Dame offers : Class of 2015 end Jashon Cornell (St. Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham) and Class of 2016 receiver Harry Ballard (Florissant, Mo./McCluer North).
- Notre Dame is expected to be in the top-10 of ESPN 300 end Andrew Williams (McDonough, Ga./Eagles Landing Christian Academy) next week, our Radi Nabulsi writes.
- Three-star guard Jarrett LaRubbio (Liberty Township, Ohio/Lakota East) has 22 offers but is hoping the Irish are next after a visit from Mike Elston last week , Shanker writes.
- ESPN 150 athlete John Smith (Long Beach, Calif./Poly) plans to visit Notre Dame for its Oct. 19 game against USC , our Erik McKinney writes.
- Last week Notre Dame was at Upland (Calif.) High , where Class of 2015 quarterback Tyler Hilinski, four-star athlete Jeff Farrar and receiver Trevor Wright have all stood out, McKinney writes.
- Tight end Patrick Green (Turlock, Calif./Turlock) has always wanted to go to Notre Dame, and he plans to be at its summer camp, McKinney writes.
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