Notre Dame landed it's fourth commitment of the week Friday when Gurney (Ill.) Warren Township four-star receiver Micah Jones announced for the Irish. Jones is the nation's No. 158 player and the top player in the state of Illinois.
Blue and Gold Illustrated was live on the scene, and brought you extensive coverage of Jones' decision.
Below, you can find every story the BGI staff put out in regards to Jones' commitment.
First, our commit story, where Jones talks about his decision to pledge to the Irish, and what brought him to do so. You can read that HERE.
Following his announcement, Jones spoke with BGI about making his decision, and how excited he is to finally be Irish and put the recruiting process behind him. You can read and see what he had to say HERE.
BGI recruiting reporters David McKinney and Corey Bodden were joined by football analyst Bryan Driskell to discuss Jones' commitment, and what's next for the Irish at the wide receiver position. Listen below.
Driskell also gave an in-depth breakdown of Jones' film, and gave Irish fans a good look at what Notre Dame is getting in talented wide out. His upside grade was especially encouraging for Notre Dame fans. Check out the film evaluation HERE.
Bryan McNulty, Jones' head coach at Warren Township said he believes Notre Dame and Jones are a perfect match. Read why he thinks so HERE.
BGI also caught up Mark Jones, Micah's father. Minutes after his son donned a Notre Dame hat in front of several family members and friends, the elder Jones was beaming with pride. Read what he had to say HERE
Finally, Driskell takes a look at the impact Jones's commitment will have on the 2018 class going forward, and who Notre Dame will target at receiver now that Jones has joined the class. You can read his analysis HERE.
SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION
Take a look at what some people around the Notre Dame program had to say about Jones' commitment.
I wasn't gunna say it but i have to ...— ㅤ (@CjHo1mes) February 17, 2017
Business Boomin! ☘️🤷🏽♂️— JUSTIN ADEMILOLA (@JustinAdemilola) February 17, 2017
You won't believe who's next— Jayson k. Ademilola♕ (@jaysonademilola) February 17, 2017