Irish well represented on Team USA

Future Notre Dame football players will represent the Irish in this year's Team USA vs. The World game on February 2, 2011 in Austin, Texas.

USA Football has released their updated roster and game information for this year's U.S. Under-19 National Team. Members of the 2011 Notre Dame recruiting class will be well represented on the team of players set to compete against a team of players age 19 and under from outside the United States spanning four continents in the second Team USA vs. The World game.

A national team exemption has been granted by the NCAA allowing high school seniors to play for USA Football and not have their participation count as one of their two permitted all-star game appearances.

Game Day is set for National Signing Day and be an all-day affair as players have a National Signing Day Breakfast, Pre-Game ceremonies and game before departing the following day.

The following players representing Team USA are expected to sign with Notre Dame on National Signing Day are as follows.

WR - George Atkinson

DE – Stephon Tuitt

CB – Josh Atkinson

OL – Matt Hegarty

The game is scheduled to be on television from regional sport channels and will be streamed live on USA TODAY website. Top Stories