The Irish offered the 6-foot-3, 220-pound Alex Anzalone on Friday, and it is one he coveted. So much so he is making plans to visit the campus next month.
"Notre Dame is a great school academically," he texted to IrishEyes.com. "They football is top notch and has a very rich tradition. I'm looking forward to visiting, hopefully sometime in March."
"Alabama is definitely a huge offer for me because of the quality of football they have going on down there," the 6-foot-3, 220-pound Anzalone said. "Also, from speaking to (Alabama) coach Saban, I've learned that they have a lot to offer academically as well.
"This is a big one."