4-star CB Wright Back from Notre Dame

Four-star cornerback Yuri Wright made his second official visit when he traveled to Notre Dame for the weekend. After returning home, the Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) senior spoke to IrishEyes.com about his visit, what he learned and where the Irish rank on his list.

Yuri Wright heard the stories of what Notre Dame was like, and now he has first-hand knowledge.

The four-star cornerback from Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) was on an official visit with his teammate, four-star safety Elijah Shumate, and was treated to all the program had to offer.

"I'm really glad that I went," the 6-foot-1, 180-pound Wright said. "I feel like after the visit, Notre Dame is definitely up there on my list."

Wright already tripped to Colorado and has visits set to Michigan (Jan. 13) and Rutgers (Jan. 20). He is also contemplating a visit to Georgia (Jan. 27) the weekend before signing day.

Wright's visit began Friday, which he said was a low-key day.

"I got to hang out and go around with the players," he said. "It's beautiful there. I got there, I ate and I just hung out with the team. We really didn't do much Friday night. We just hung out. We didn't really go out to any parties. I just got a chance to go out and meet the guys. It was a team thing.

"It went good. I got a long with everybody."

Saturday was for academic meetings and to meet with the coaches and to get a tour of the campus.

Wright heard about Notre Dame Stadium, the Basilica, the Grotto and Touchdown Jesus adorning the library, and it didn't disappoint.

"When I went on my tour I got to see all that," said Wright, who talked about what stood out. "The history of the place. It's really nice."

The meeting with Irish coach Brian Kelly and the assistants didn't produce any revelations, but did re-enforce the Irish's position on Wright. The message was the same as when Kelly and assistants Bob Diaco and Kerry Cooks made an in-home to see Wright on Monday.

"He talked about the same thing that he's been telling me, that he's interested, and things like that," Wright said. "I learned it's a real good school and I enjoyed it."

Wright will now take some time off from recruiting to play with a trio of teammates – Shumate, defensive tackle Darius Hamilton and receiver Leonte Carroo – in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio on Jan. 7. He is eyeing a late January decision.

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