The Notre Dame staff was busy on the recruiting trail yesterday, offering five new prospects stretching from coast to coast. Two players from California and one each from Washington, Nevada and Florida added the Irish to their offer list Tuesday evening.
Below is a quick rundown of each new player on Notre Dame’s board including their statistics and brief background.
Tre’Shaun Harrison, ATH, 6-1, 185, Seattle Garfield
Notre Dame extended a total of five offers Tuesday evening with the final one of the daygoing to Seattle Garfield three-star athlete Tre’Shaun Harrison.
The 6-1, 185-pound Harrison is ranked as the No. 4 player in Washington and the No. 25 athlete in the country. His offer list includes Notre Dame, Michigan, Washington, Oregon and UCLA, among others.
During his junior season, Harrison played both ways and made his mark as a playmaker on offense. The three-star talent rushed for 535 yards and four touchdowns on 39 carrie, and caught 45 passes for 866 yards and five touchdowns as a receiver. He also recorded 19 tackles on defense.
Brandon Kaho, LB, 6-3, 215, Reno (Nev.) High
Reno (Nev.) High three-star linebacker Brandon Kaho was the first of the five offers sent out yesterday evening. He is the third player from Nevada to earn an offer from the Irish, following linebacker Palaie Gaoteote and defensive lineman Elijah Wade.
The 6-3, 215-pound Kaho has been committed to BYU since last April, and also holds offers from Stanford, UCLA, Oregon, Washington and Washington State. All of those offers have come since Dec. 15.
Kaho did it all for his Reno team as a junior playing running back, linebacker and punter. As a running back, he racked up 1,187 yards and 21 touchdowns, plus added 69 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions on defense, according to The Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Kaho took home Class 4A high Desert League and Northern Region Player of the Year honors. He also made the All-Northern Region first team as a running back, linebacker and punter.
Anthony Schwartz, WR, 6-0, 175, Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage
Last week, Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage wide receiver Anthony Schwartz told BGI that he had been talking to the Notre Dame coaching staff, and was waiting to hear more. Tuesday night, the call came and Schwartz received an offer from the coaching staff.
With the offer, Notre Dame joins several programs in the race to land the three-star, including Auburn. Florida, Miami (Fla.), Mississippi State, Oregon, Rutgers, Syracuse, Virginia and Wisconsin, among others.
As a sophomore, Schwartz recorded a 10.26-second time in the 100-meter dash, which ranked third in the nation at the time, and a 20.76 mark in the 200, good for sixth. Those accomplishments led him to be named The Orlando Sentinel's All-Broward Track Athlete of the Year.
Chase Williams, WR, 6-1, 175, Corona (Calif.) Eleanor Roosevelt
Notre Dame offered one of the top wide receivers in California yesterday in Corona (Calif.) Eleanor Roosevelt product Chase Williams. The Rivals250 talent had been in communication with former Irish offensive coordinator Mike Sanford before he left for Western Kentucky.
The 6-1, 175-pounder’s offer list includes Notre Dame, USC, UCLA, Washington, Oregon and Georgia, among others. He is rated by Rivals as the nation’s No. 21 wide receiver and No. 131 overall player.
This past season, Williams racked up 1,007 yards and 19 touchdowns on 42 receptions during his junior season. According to his Hudl, Williams runs a 4.57 40-yard dash plus bench presses 235 pounds and squats 405 pounds.
Michael Wilson, WR, 6-2, 178, West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade
West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade product Michael Wilson was the second wide receiver to be offered by Notre Dame Tuesday night, and the 19th overall for the Irish in the 2018 cycle. Notre Dame currently has one receiver committed in the 2018 class in four-star Micah Jones.
Wilson, the No. 40 wide receiver and No. 201 player overall in the country according to Rivals, currently holds 11 other offers, including Arizona State, Cal, Oregon, UCLA, Vanderbilt, Washington and Washington State.
According to MaxPreps, Wilson caught 70 passes for 1,278 yards and 12 touchdowns as junior.