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DaVaris Daniels commits to Irish

Vernon Hills senior wide receiver DaVaris Daniels, Illinois' top-ranked college prospect, committed to Notre Dame on Tuesday.

Daniels chose Notre Dame over Miami.

On the season, Daniels (6-foot-2, 170 pounds) has helped Vernon Hills outscore its opponents 240-0 in a variety of ways. He's completed 4 of 6 passes for 71 yards and one touchdown, caught 10 passes for 277 yards and four touchdowns, rushed for 203 yards and five touchdowns, returned one punt for a touchdown, intercepted three passes and scored one defensive touchdown.

Vernon Hills coach Tony Monken had predicted Daniels' decision.

"I think Notre Dame is out front," Monken said last week. "They always have been. There was a day or two he wavered. They're a great fit for him."

Daniels is the son of Washington Redskins defensive lineman Phillip Daniels.

Scott Powers covers high school and college sports for ESPNChicago.com and can be reached at preps@espnchicago.com.