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Notre Dame Commit Tracker: Week One

See stats from Notre Dame commits and also hear from Blue and Gold Illustrated’s recruiting analysts David McKinney and Corey Bodden as they review the action from this past weekend.

Gibsonia (Pa.) Pine Richland quarterback Phil Jurkovec accounted for 403 yards of total offense and four touchdowns in his season opener. (BGI/Andrew Ivins)

Quarterback

2017

Avery Davis — Cedar Hill (Texas) High

Last week: Davis connected on 19 of 33 throws for 158 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in a 44-14 loss at home versus Las Vegas Bishop Gorman (1-0) in a matchup of top-10 teams.

This week: Cedar Hill (0-1) will be on the road Sept. 2 to face Notre Dame 2017 defensive back commit Paulson Adebo and Mansfield (Texas) High (1-0).

2018

Phil Jurkovec — Gibsonia (Pa.) Pine-Richland

Last week: In a nationally televised game at Lakewood (Ohio) St. Edward, Jurkovec completed 20 of 31 passes for 296 yards with three touchdowns in a 28-27 loss. He added 107 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries.

This week: Pine Richland (0-1) will be on the road Sept. 2 to face Pittsburgh Mt. Lebanon (1-0).

Running Back

2017

C.J. Holmes — Cheshire (Mass.) Academy

Last week: No game.

This week: No game. Cheshire does not begin their season until Sept. 17.

2018

Markese Stepp — Indianapolis Cathedral

Last week: Cathedral won 48-0 at home versus Indianapolis Arsenal Technical. Stepp did not play due to a hamstring injury. The game was called at halftime due to weather.

This week: Cathedral (2-0) will hit the road Sept. 2 to face Mishawaka (Ind.) High (2-0).

Wide Receiver

2017

Jordan Pouncey — Winter Park (Fla.) High

Last week: Winter Park lost on the road 27-26 to Orlando (Fla.) Lake Nona. No stats were reported for Pouncey, who plays wide receiver and corner.

This week: Winter Park (0-1) will at home Sept. to take on Winter Garden (Fla.) West Orange (1-0).

Tight End

2017

Cole Kmet — Arlington Heights (Ill.) St. Viator

Last week: St. Viator lost 30-7 versus Rolling Meadows (Ill.). Kmet missed the game because of mono.

This week: St. Viator (0-1) will be on the road Sept. 2 to take on Wheaton (Ill.) St. Francis (0-1).

Brock Wright — Cypress (Texas) Cy-Fair

Last week: Cy-Fair lost on the road 23-20 against The Woodlands (Texas) High. Wright caught three passes for 32 yards.

This week: Cy-Fair (0-1) is on a bye this week and will return to action on the road Sept. 9 to face Katy (Texas) Cypress Lakes (0-0).

Offensive Line

2017

Dillan Gibbons — Clearwater (Fla.) Central Catholic

Last week: Central Catholic won at home 44-27 over Tampa (Fla.) Berkeley Prep. No stats were reported for Gibbons.

This week: Central Catholic (1-0) will be at home Sept. 2 to take on Largo (Fla.) Indian Rocks Christian (1-0).

Josh Lugg — Wexford (Pa.) North Allegheny

Last week: North Allegheny lost on the road 30-29 to Powell (Ohio) Olentangy Liberty. According to Lugg, he had eight pancake blocks and two tackles.

This week: North Allegheny (0-1) will be at home Sept. 2 versus Bethel Park (Pa.) High (0-0).

Robert Hainsey — Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy

Last week: IMG Academy beat Loganville (Ga.) Grayson 26-7 in a matchup of top-10 teams nationally. No stats were reported for Hainsey.

This week: IMG Academy (1-0) will be on the road Sept. 2 to take on Corona (Calif.) Centennial (1-0).

Defensive Line

2017

Darnell Ewell — Norfolk (Va.) Lake Taylor

Last week: Lake Taylor lost 35-21 at home versus Newport News (Va.) Heritage. No stats were reported for Ewell.

This week: Lake Taylor (0-1) will be on the road to take on Chesapeake (Va.) Western Branch (0-0).

Kurt Hinish — Pittsburgh Central Catholic

Last week: Central Catholic lost 35-14 on the road against Washington (D.C.) St. John’s College. No stats were reported for Hinish.

This week: Central Catholic (0-1) will be on the road Sept. 2 to face Pittsburgh Shaler Area (0-1).

Jonathon MacCollister — Orlando (Fla.) Bishop Moore

Last week: Bishop Moore won 42-6 on the road against Orlando (Fla.) Edgewater. No stats were reported for MacCollister.

This week: Bishop Moore (1-0) will be on the road Sept. 2 against Longwood (Fla.) Lyman (1-0).

2018

Jayson Ademilola/Justin Ademilola — Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter’s Prep

Last week: No game.

This week: St. Peter’s Prep will be in Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 3 to take on Roswell (Ga.) Blessed Trinity.

Linebacker

2017

David Adams — Pittsburgh Central Catholic

Last week: Central Catholic lost 35-14 on the road against Washington (D.C.) St. John’s College. No stats were reported for Adams.

This week: Central Catholic (0-1) will be on the road Sept. 2 to face Pittsburgh Shaler Area (0-1).

Pete Werner — Indianapolis Cathedral

Last week: Cathedral won 48-0 at home versus Indianapolis Arsenal Technical. Werner did not play due to injury. The game was called at halftime due to weather.

This week: Cathedral (2-0) will hit the road Sept. 2 to face Mishawaka (Ind.) High (2-0).

Drew White — Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas

Last week: St. Thomas Aquinas lost 27-23 at Miami Booker T. Washington. White had multiple tackles in the loss.

This week: St. Thomas Aquinas (0-1) will be on the road Sept. 2 to face Miramar (Fla.) High (1-0).

2018

Matthew Bauer — Erie (Pa.) Cathedral Prep

Last week: Cathedral Prep won at home 77-8 against Erie (Pa.) Strong Vincent. According to Bauer, he had five solo tackles and a 17-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

This week: Cathedral Prep (1-0) will be on the road Sept. 2 to take on Erie (Pa.) Central Tech (1-0).

Ovie Oghoufo — Farmington Hills (Mich.) Harrison

Last week: Harrison lost 31-24 to East Kentwood (Mich.) High at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. Oghoufo had at least five tackles and also hauled in two catches for 30 yards.

This week: Harrison (0-1) will be at home Sept. 2 to face Farmington (Mich.) High (1-0).

Highlights from the game

Defensive Back

2017

Isaiah Robertson — Naperville (Ill.) Neuqua Valley

Last week: Neuqua Valley won 35-7 at home versus Aurora (Ill.) Metea Valley. Robertson caught two passes for 58 yards. He didn’t play safety due to a hamstring injury.

This week: Neuqua Valley will be at home Sept. 2 to face Naperville (Ill.) Central (0-1).

Highlights from the game

Paulson Adebo — Mansfield (Texas) High

Last week: Mansfield won 28-10 at home over Arlington (Texas) Mansfield Summit. Adebo had an interception in the win.

This week: Mansfield and Adebo will be on the road Sept. 2 to face Avery Davis and Cedar Hill (Texas) High (0-1).

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