Rivals100 DT Elliot Donald Places Notre Dame In Top Eight
Pittsburgh Central Catholic class of 2021 defensive tackle Elliot Donald has placed the Notre Dame Fighting Irish among his top eight schools along with Texas A&M, West Virginia, Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan, LSU and Pittsburgh.
Notre Dame became the ninth school to offer Donald a scholarship back in February. Defensive line coach Mike Elston extended him the tender .
Rivals ranks Donald, who stands at 6-3, 255 pounds, as the No. 78 overall prospect in the country.,the No. 4 recruit in Pennsylvania and the No. 6 defensive tackle in the 2021 class according to Rivals.
Donald is the nephew of NFL superstar Aaron Donald, who played at the University of Pittsburgh. The Panthers are a strong contender in his recruitment, as well as another in-state school in Penn State.
The Fighting Irish have five commitments in the 2021 class and all rank among the top 250 prospects nationally.
Notre Dame has one defensive lineman committed in Gabriel Rubio, who is ranked the No. 7 nationally at the position and No. 86 overall in the 2021 class.