Notre Dame Visit "Re-assures" Prosise

Notre Dame commit C.J. Prosise made his official visit to campus this weekend and watched the Irish crush Air Force. But that wasn't the only thing he did on his visit. Prosise talked to IrishEyes.com about what he got from the visit, what he learned, and what he had to say to fellow visitor, five-star Nelson Agholor, about Notre Dame.

C.J. Prosise always thought Notre Dame was the place for him, so he didn't go to South Bend (Ind.) this weekend looking for the special moment to finalize his recruitment.

Still, the 48-hour visit for the Woodberry Forest (Va.) School safety served as a long reminder why he is chose to be Irish.

That Notre Dame pasted Air Force 59-33 highlighted a perfect weekend, and sent 6-foot-2, 195-pound Prosise home with pleasant, positives thoughts.

"It just re-assures you that you made a good decision," Prosise said. "(The win) was encouraging to know that you're coming into a system ready to go, and that they're ready for you to come into it."

Prosise, who is heading to Notre Dame to play safety and return punts, was hosted by freshman cornerback Jalen Brown.

"I had a good time with him," Prosise said. "I guess it's just kind of how everyone on the team was, and how you feel like you're a part of it while you're there.

"It was fun. We got to hang out with all the players, and I got to know him. He got red-shirted, but he said he had to be ready to go next year and step up, and he said all the players coming in, you need to be ready to go."

Part of making Prosise feel like he was part of the team included joining in on game prep meetings.

"We got to meet with the director of admissions and talked to coach (Brian) Kelly, and saw the football aspect of it," Prosise said. "I got to sit in on meetings with them, and I got do the (pregame) walk a little bit. I stayed behind the football players a little bit, but I got to do the walk and I was down on the field while they were warming up."

Prosise wasn't the only prospect making an official visit this weekend.

Berkeley Prep (Tampa) five-star athlete Nelson Agholor, who is being recruited by Notre Dame to play receiver, was on his first official visit, and Prosise did his best salesman job.

"I talked to Nelson a lot," Prosise said. "It was hard to tell what he was thinking, but he's a cool dude. I built a relationship with him, but I'm not going to be the one …if he comes to Notre Dame, he comes to Notre Dame. I told him I he came to Notre Dame he'd have a friend there."


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