Future Irish in Action

Almost all of the members of the Notre Dame recruiting class of 2012 are in action this weekend. We have a look at each verbal pledge along with a few high profile targets.

IrishEyes.com's weekly preview of Notre Dame's recruiting class of 2012 in action


Tee Shepard: Fresno (Calif) Washington Union
As reported Shepard was ruled ineligible by the state due to transfer rules. Talk of an appeal is still ongoing, however, it has been reported it would take several weeks for any decision to be made on an appeal.

Taylor Decker: Vandalia (Ohio) Butler
Decker and the Aviators (2-0) look to continue their winning ways in a tough road game against Springboro. After two games the Aviators are averaging 38 points a game. IrishEyes.com is looking to be at the game and will have more coming this weekend.

Ronald Darby: Oxon Hill (MD) Potomac
Darby and the Wolverines take on 1-0 Archbishop Spalding on Saturday in the Patriot Classic.

Scott Daly: Downers Grove (IL) South
Friday night will find Daly and his South teammates taking on the 1-1 Morton High School in a conference matchup.

Nick Baratti: Spring (TX) Klein Oak
Baratti and the Panthers are scheduled to play North Shore on Saturday night. At this time we've yet to learn if Baratti has been cleared for the game after suffering a concussion last week.

Justin Ferguson: Pembroke Pines (FL) Flanagan
Ferguson played on Thursday night against 1-0 Parkland (FL) Douglas and came out victorious 48-6.

Mark Harrell: Charlotte (NC) Catholic
Last week's win moved Catholic to 3-0. However, a big test is ahead as they'll go on the road Friday night to battle 2-0 Charlotte Latin who has only given up seven points on the season.

C.J. Prosise: Woodberry Forest (VA)
Prosise and the Tigers open up their season on Friday afternoon against 1-0 Richmond (VA) Benedictine.

Deontay Greenberry: Fresno (Calif) Washington Union
Greenberry had a big night last week in a win over Alisal. The next game for the Washington Union is set for September 16 on the road against Kingsburg.

David Perkins: South Bend (IN) Washington
Perkins and the Panthers off to a fast 3-0 start. This week Perkins will not be able to participate due to an altercation in last week's win over Elkhart Central. Washington head coach Antwon Jones has stated an appeal is in the works. However, IHSAA spokesman Jason Wille reported to multiple media outlets the decisions of the contest officials are final and binding. This week's game is against 1-2 Adams High School.

John Turner: Indianapolis (IN) Cathedral
After an impressive win in the Kirk Herbstreit Football Classic, Cathedral (1-2), takes on 3-0 Indianapolis (IN) Bishop Chatard on Saturday night.

Romeo Okwara: Charlotte (NC) Ardrey Kell
The Knights posted a win last week and look to add another one on Friday night against 3-0 Matthews (NC) Weddington.

Sheldon Day: Indianapolis (IN) Warren Central
Day and the Warriors move to 3-0 on the season with a big game set for Friday night against 3-0 Indianapolis (IN) Ben Davis.

Jarron Jones: Rochester (NY) Aquinas Institute
After posting a 40-20 win last weekend, Jones and the Little Irish take on 0-1 Binghamton in the Carrier Dome.


William Mahone: Youngstown (OH) Austintown-Fitch
The Falcons are now 2-0 on the season having outscored their opponents 49-10. Friday night will find Mahone taking on Bishop Tonnos out of Ancaster, Ontario.

Ifeadi Odenigbo: Centerville (OH)
Odenigbo and the Elks (0-2) took another hard loss last week and things should get better as Ontario, Canada's Oak Ridge will travel to Centerville Stadium.

Andrus Peat: Tempe (AZ) Corona Del Sol
The Aztecs moved to 1-1 with a win last weekend and will look to beat 2-0 Dobson High School on Friday night.

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