However, on Sunday night the Scout.com 4-star running back posted the following on his Facebook page.
"I am not making my decision August 7th. I've been under too much stress about this and don't want to rush my decision."
The change in plans might help Notre Dame in giving Mahone a chance to make an unofficial visit to campus for a face-to-face meeting with Irish head coach Brian Kelly. Something he told Irish Eyes was a point to consider when making his choice.
Calls to Mahone went unanswered on Sunday night.