Bush In Constant Contact with Notre Dame

Christopher Columbus High (Miami) safety Deon Bush continues to stay in regular contact with the Notre Dame coaching staff, and he spoke to IrishEyes.com about it.

Christopher Columbus High (Miami) safety Deon Bush lives in the heart of University of Miami country, but he remains a target of Notre Dame.

Equally as important, the Irish remain a target for him.

Notre Dame assistant coaches Tony Alford and Bob Diaco visited Bush this spring, and he was impressed the Irish sent a pair of coaches to see him.

"I hear quite a bit from them," Bush said. "I have interest in them. They're a good school and they have a very good academic program. I'm trying to take a (summer) visit there. (Alford) is a real cool coach. I talk to him all the time. He came down here with the defensive coordinator in the spring."

Bush plays free safety at Christopher Columbus, and is being recruited to play defensive back by the Irish. He said the discussions aren't necessarily based on playing a position, but he added Notre Dame is talking about playing safety or cornerback.

"It really doesn't matter to me," Bush said. "I feel like I can do any position well, and whatever position is going to get me on the field, I'm willing to do it."

One thing Bush enjoys about safety is his ability to roam the field. He made 55 tackles and had three interceptions as a junior.

"I like to view the field and make plays on the ball," he said, "and show my athleticism from playing sideline-to-sideline."

Bush holds dozens of offers from the likes of Notre Dame, Alabama, Florida, Ohio State and LSU, and is contemplating his next move in his recruitment.

"I haven't set it up yet but I'm in the process right now," he said. "I want to look at schools right now, and look before I make my list and put anybody down for (official) visits."

He also is unsure of his summer visit schedule.

"I don't have any plane tickets yet," he said. "So, I don't want to say anything about where I'm going to visit (this summer)."

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