Fla. DT talks Irish offer

The Irish recently extended an offer to a Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Acquinas defensive tackle standout, Anthony Moten. After reeling in the offer, Moten talks about why he likes Notre Dame and when he'll make his final decision.

Defensive tackle Anthony Moten of St. Thomas Acquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) was recently told by the Irish staff that he had a Notre Dame offer.

"Lately, Coach [Tony] Alford and I have been talking," Moten said. "Notre Dame is a great program. Really, everything about it is great. I still need to call Coach Alford, so we can talk more about the offer. I thought I was getting offered on signing day because I was supposed to call the coaches, but it didn't work out."

Moten doesn't have any favorites, but he does have a timeline planned.

"I don't have any favorites right now, but my top five will come out in the spring, and I'll make my final decision around playoff time in November or December. I will take all of my official visits," Moten said.

The 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive tackle is unsure of what his spring schedule will look like, but he does have plans to see Notre Dame at some point.

"I don't have any spring visits planned," Moten said. "I would like to eventually get up to Notre Dame and see everything in person. I feel like Notre Dame has a lot of swag, and I'm looking for that in a school."

Moten says location may play a factor in his decision.

"I want my mom and dad and my other family members to come visit me and see my games, so I might want to stay close to home," he said.

Moten says he knows for sure he's visiting Florida and Florida State this summer.

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