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Notre Dame Recruiting Week In Review: Feb. 26-March 5

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This is the Notre Dame recruiting week in review, where we will recap all the happenings from the past week in the world of Irish football recruiting.

We will go over new offers, visitors, and additional news and notes. The recap will be posted every Monday and as we dive into the class of 2019, plenty of new offers and visitors should come about.


The 6-1, 170-pound Banks holds additional offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Baylor, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska, Oregon, Penn State, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech, among others.

According to MaxPreps, Banks recorded 28 tackles and eight passes broken up in 2017.

Banks listed Notre Dame as one of his top nine schools on Sunday.

The 6-6, 235-pound Cupp also holds offers from Alabama, Florida, Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor and several others.

The 6-2, 215-pounder holds early offers from Arizona State, Cal, Nebraska, Oregon, South Carolina, TCU, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt, Washington and Washington State, among others.

Goforth is ranked as the No. 14 outside linebacker in the class.

The 6-2, 215-pounder also holds offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Illinois, LSU, Oregon, TCU, USC, Utah, Washington and Washington State, among others.

He is ranked as the No. 4 inside linebacker and No. 133 overall player in the class.

Henry picked up his offer from Notre Dame while on campus for Notre Dam’s Junior Day on Saturday.

The 6-5, 255-pounder also holds early offers from Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Iowa and Indiana, among others.

Johnson also picked up his offer during Saturday’s Junior Day.

He also holds offers from West Virginia, Vanderbilt, Virginia,Northwestern, Duke, Pittsburgh and Boston College, among others.

Kight holds additional offers form Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas A&M.

He was named to the USA Today’s All-Alabama first team following his junior season.

The 6-5, 228-pounder also holds offers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt and Washington, among others.

Latu is ranked as the No. 13 strongside defensive end and No. 125 overall player nationally.

The 6-4, 215-pounder also holds offers from Clemson, Oregon, TCU, Texas A&M, UCLA, Vanderbilt, Washington, Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Princeton, Dartmouth and Yale, among others.

Lytle is ranked as the No. 24 outside linebacker in the 2019 class.

The 6-5, 247-pounder also holds offers from Georgia, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Oregon, Penn State, Tennessee, North Carolina and North Carolina State, among others.

Potter is ranked as the No. 30 strongside defensive end in the 2019 class. He visited South Bend for the Georgia game this past fall.

The 6-5, 205-pound Hooper-Price holds additional offers from Arizona, Baylor, Duke, Houston, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ole Miss and Northwestern.

According to MaxPreps, he caught 25 passes for 466 yards and six touchdowns in 2017.

The 6-6, 295-pound Ryan holds additional offers from Cal, Nebraska, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, USC and Washington, among others.

Rivals rates Rhyan as the No. 13 offensive tackle and No. 82 overall player in the class of 2019.

Robinson claims offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Michigan, Oregon, North Carolina State, Tennessee, South Carolina, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Kentucky, Georgia Tech and Syracuse, among many others.

The 6-4, 260-pounder also holds offers from Boston College, Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina State.


Notre Dame hosted a Junior Day on Saturday, March 3 and brought in some of nation’s most talented prospects. Here is the full list of prospects who attended the event.

4-star Georgia offensive lineman Harry MillerUPDATE
4-star Florida athlete Raymond Woodie UPDATE
4-star Ohio offensive lineman Zeke Correll
4-star Kansas defensive end Marcus Hicks UPDATE
4-star Virginia cornerback Salim Turner
3-star Georgia running back Steele Chambers Jr.
3-star Michigan wide receiver Tre Mosley
3-star Connecticut wide receiver Cornelius JohnsonUPDATE
3-star Michigan defensive end Ruke Orhorhoro
3-star Illinois defensive back Tyler Nubin
3-star Indiana linebacker Jack Kiser UPDATE
3-star Indiana wide receiver Eli Pancol
Illinois offensive lineman Jarod DePriest (no offer)

2020 Prospects

Illinois running back AJ Henning
Ohio offensive lineman Paris Johnson Jr.UPDATE
Illnois defensive lineman Rylie MillsUPDATE
Missouri wide receiver Jordan Johnson UPDATE
Ohio defensive end Darrion Henry
Michigan linebacker Cornell Wheeler
Indiana defensive lineman Cole Brevard
Michigan athlete Makari Paige


• Notre Dame got some bad news this week when four-star Reno (Nev.) Damonte Ranch 2019 quarterback Cade McNamara backed off his pledge to the Irish. Going forward, we do not expect the Irish to make an effort to get McNamara back in the class. They will move on to other targets.

• Notre Dame three top lists for prospects this week. The Irish are in the top nine for three-star cornerback Marcus Banks, the top 10 for four-star receiver Garrett Wilson and the top 10 for four-star defensive end Nathan Pickering.


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