Commit Tracker: Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Recruits In Action
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Commit Tracker: Notre Dame football recruits in action

High school football is starting all over the country, and BlueandGold.com has been tracking the performances of Notre Dame’s 2022 and 2023 commitments.

Here is a breakdown of how the future Fighting Irish players fared over the weekend.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish football defensive end commit Keon Keeley
Fighting Irish defensive end commit Keon Keeley had an enormous game last Friday.

Previous commit trackers: Aug. 30 | Sept. 6

The Skinny: Oradell (N.J.) Bergen Catholic (2-0) had a bye ... MaxPreps ranks Bergen Catholic as the No. 6 team in the country.

Official season stats: 28-of-31 passing for 555 yards with seven touchdowns and no interceptions ... Seven rushes for 12 yards and one score.

Next game: vs. Morristown (N.J.) Delbarton (2-0) Sept. 18.

The Skinny: Oradell (N.J.) Bergen Catholic (2-0) had a bye.

Official season stats: Three receptions for 54 yards ... Seven tackles and one pass defended.

Next game: vs. Morristown (N.J.) Delbarton (2-0) Sept. 18.

The Skinny: Completed 8 of 8 passes for 196 yards with four touchdowns, ran four times for 27 yards, and made three tackles and a tackle for loss in a 56-7 blowout victory for Traverse City (Mich.) Central (2-1) over Gaylord (Mich.) High (1-2).

Official season stats (defense): 17.5 total stops and 4.0 tackles for loss.

Next game: at Traverse City (Mich.) West (3-0) West Sept. 17.

Groton (Mass.) Lawrence Academy’s season begins at Belmont (Mass.) Hill Sept. 25.

The Skinny: Lawrenceburg (Ind.) High (3-1) defeated Indianapolis Southport (0-4) 45-20.

Next game: vs. Brookville (Ind.) Franklin County (3-1) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Recorded two tackles in St. Louis John Burroughs’ (2-1) 38-20 setback versus St. Louis Lift for Life Academy (1-1).

Official season stats: Eight total stops and 3.0 tackles for loss.

Next game: vs. St. Louis Lutheran South (2-1) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Had 11 tackles, a half sack, 1.5 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery as Chantilly (Va.) High (2-0) beat Arlington (Va.) Washington-Liberty (0-3) 37-6.

Official season stats: 16 tackles, two sacks, three tackles for loss and a fumble recovery.

Next game: at Fairfax (Va.) Robinson (3-0) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Pittsburgh Central Catholic (2-1) defeated Gibsonia (Pa.) Pine-Richland (0-3) 49-35.

Next game: vs. North Huntingdon (Pa.) Norwin (2-1) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Caught a pair of passes for 30 yards for Vancouver (Wash.) Union (1-0) in a 35-21 win versus Vancouver (Wash.) Mountain View (1-1).

Official season stats: One rush for 12 yards and a touchdown ... Seven receptions for 172 yards and a score.

Next game: vs. Vancouver (Wash.) Heritage (0-2) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Tallied six tackles and two pass deflections as Corona (Calif.) Centennial (3-0) defeated San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) JSerra Catholic (1-2) 48-0 ... Centennial is the No. 18-ranked team in the country per MaxPreps.

Official season stats: 18 tackles and three pass break ups.

Next game: vs. Long Beach (Calif.) Poly (1-2) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Naples (Fla.) High (2-0) had a bye.

Official season stats: 14 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, three passes defended.

Next game: vs. Naples (Fla.) Golden Gate (2-1) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Posted eight tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss, one interception, one pass defended and had 130 kick return yards on three attempts in Phoenix Brophy Prep’s (1-1) 26-23 defeat at the hands of Phoenix Mountain Pointe (2-0).

Official season stats: 10 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception and one pass defended.

Next game: at Chandler (Ariz.) Basha (2-0) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Denison (Texas) High (2-0) had a bye.

Official season stats: 33 carries for 409 yards and two touchdowns ... Two receptions for 82 yards and one score.

Next game: at Lucas (Texas) Lovejoy (3-0) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Caught six passes for 73 yards in a 21-14 triumph for West Des Moines (Iowa) Valley (2-1) against Urbandale (Iowa) High (2-1).

Official season stats: 10 receptions for 180 yards and one touchdown ... Four tackles and 2.0 sacks.

Next game: vs. Waukee (Iowa) High (0-3) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Recorded seven carries for 42 yards and two touchdowns plus recorded three tackles (one for loss) in Hilton Head (S.C.) High’s (1-1) 27-6 triumph over Santee (S.C.) High (3-1).

Official season stats: 16 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and a blocked punt ... 13 rushes for 87 yards and two touchdowns.

Next game: at Savannah (Ga.) Jenkins (1-2) Sept. 18.

The Skinny: Atlanta Westminster (2-1) had a bye.

Unofficial season stats (offense): 18 receptions for 148 yards and two touchdowns.

Next game: vs. Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek (3-0) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Zionsville (Ind.) High (2-2) suffered a 24-21 loss to Indianapolis Franklin Central (2-2).

Next game: at Noblesville (Ind.) High (2-2) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Mission Hills (Calif.) Bishop Alemany (1-2) got its first win of the season by defeating Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian (0-4) 56-21.

Official season stats: 17 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss, 1.0 sack and one quarterback hurry (missing one game).

Next game: vs. Mission Viejo (Calif.) High (2-1) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Ponchatoula (La.) High (0-0) has not played yet this season due to Hurricane Ida.

Next game: vs. New Orleans Brother Martin (0-0) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Had five receptions for 90 yards and a touchdown in Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei’s (2-0) 49-7 victory against at Henderson (Nev.) Liberty (2-1) ... Mater Dei is ranked by MaxPreps as the nation’s No. 1 team in the country.

Official season stats: 11 receptions for 192 yards and two touchdowns.

Next game: vs. La Mirada (Calif.) High (3-1) Sept. 14.

The Skinny: Hauled in two passes for 26 yards and a touchdown plus made three tackles in a 62-0 triumph for Grand Rapids (Mich.) Catholic Central (2-0) against Ada (Mich.) Forest Hills (1-2).

Official season stats: 13 receptions for 314 yards and six touchdowns ... 22 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and an interception returned for a score.

Next game: vs. Grand Rapids (Mich.) South Christian (2-1) Sept. 17.

Notre Dame class of 2023 commits

The Skinny: Concord (Calif.) De La Salle (2-1) was the No. 12 team in the country per MaxPreps, but dropped out of the top 25 following a 31-28 loss versus Mountain View (Calif.) Saint Francis (2-0) ... It was De La Salle’s first loss against a Northern California team since 1991, a streak of 318 games.

Official season stats: Three receptions for 36 yards and one touchdown (missing one game).

Next game: vs. San Diego Cathedral Catholic (3-1) Sept 17.

The Skinny: Posted nine tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, one forced fumble and two quarterback hurries to lead Tampa (Fla.) Berkeley Prep (32-0) to a 36-0 shutout against Tampa (Fla.) Robinson (0-3).

Official season stats: 26 tackles, 14.0 tackles for loss, 8.0 sacks and seven quarterback hurries.

Next game: vs. Brandon (Fla.) High (0-3) Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Notched seven tackles, broke up a pass, and snagged an interception and returned it 95 yards for a touchdown to help Irvington (N.J.) High (1-1) to a 22-6 win against Union City (N.J.) High (1-1).

Official season stats (defense): 10 tackles, two pass break ups and an interception returned 95 yards for a touchdown.

Next game: vs. Jersey City (N.J.) Hudson Catholic (2-0 Sept. 17.

The Skinny: Mentor (Ohio) High (2-2) suffered a 20-16 setback against Wexford (Pa.) North Allegheny (2-1).

Next game: vs. Football North (Canada) (2-1) Sept. 17.

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