Butler Pulls In Irish Offer

Tucked away in the nation's capitol is one of the hottest prospects in the 2013 class. Devin Butler has seen his recruitment grow to epic proportions with offers from 18 college programs. Notre Dame is the newest offer of those programs and Butler is excited to learn more.

Washington (D.C.) Gonzaga defensive back Devin Butler has quickly built an impressive offer list covering the East Coast and the Midwest.

Monday, Butler received some big news with a new offer.

"Yes Notre Dame offered me. It's exciting to get that offer. I've been in contact with Notre Dame for a couple of weeks now," said Butler. "Coach (Scott) Booker said he liked my film and was going to have the staff sit down and watch it. I guess they liked what they saw."

Butler is quickly building a solid relationship with the newest member of the Irish staff.

"I've really just been talking with him," Butler explained. "He seems like a really good guy and I would say we have a pretty good relationship already. We talk more on a personal level than some of the other coaches I talk to."

Having visited several programs already, is Butler looking to make a campus visit?

"I'm really looking forward to getting out and seeing several schools during my spring break," said Butler. "I know Notre Dame has a great history and I've seen the movie Rudy. It's a very historic program with lots of tradition and you always see them playing on television."

How far along is Butler in his recruitment and does the offer from the Irish push them to the top?

"Not yet," he said. "Soon I'll definitely look to start and narrow things down. But as of right now I'm still equally interested in all of them."

With offers from several programs closer to home, Butler stresses' getting away from the East Coast has its advantages.

"I actually want to get out and see more of the country," said Butler. "I'm looking to meet more people and play football on a larger scale."

What will it take for Butler to favor the Irish?

"I would just really have to feel comfortable with the coaching staff and the area itself," Butler stressed.

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