Scouting the Sophomores: Defense

An early look at the 2015 Irish defensive prospects... who's on Notre Dame's offer board and who could soon be added.

- The schools next to each prospect's name are some of the major offers he's received.

- On the Radar prospects have received interest from the Irish, but have not received an offer.


Shy Tuttle (Lexington, North Carolina) – Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina State, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wake Forest… He's open right now, but he wants to visit Clemson, Florida, North Carolina, North Carolina State in the summer/fall .

Rasheem Green (Gardena, California) - California, Florida, Miami, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Washington… Teammates with Irish target Adoree Jackson. Can also play offensive tackle. No favorites right now and he will continue to garner attention as he gets more experience.

Jashon Cornell (Saint Paul, Minnesota) – California, Florida, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Stanford, USC, Wisconsin… Will play weak-side defensive end or outside linebacker in college. Good relationship with Chuck Martin. Has visited three times since last summer, and was offered in early April.

On the Radar: Garrett Williams (plans to visit this summer), Nick Dillon, T.D. Moton, Richie Petitbon, Joshua Alabi, Jordon Hardwick, Hale Hentges, Jacob Robinson


On the Radar: Jimmy Martin (visiting in June), Jahvoni Simmons, Reagan Williams


Jeffery Holland (Jacksonville, Florida) – Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Clemson, Miami, Ohio State, South Carolina… Can also play running back. Will be a hard pull out of Florida, and he's favoring the Gators and the Seminoles right now.

On the Radar: Mike Corcoran


On the Radar: Kendrell McFadden, Arrington Farrar, Mykelti Williams


Tavarus McFadden (Plantation, Florida) – Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, LSU, Mississippi, Penn State, South Carolina…vHad planned to go to Notre Dame's spring game but didn't make it up. Notre Dame is an early favorite.

Kendall Sheffield (Missouri City, Texas) – Baylor, LSU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M… Wants to play football and run track in college. Interested in the Irish, though he has no favorites right now. Visiting Alabama, Oklahoma State, and Oklahoma this summer.

Iman Marshall (Long Beach, California) – Florida State, Tennessee, USC, UCLA, Oregon State, Washington, Wisconsin… Was offered by Notre Dame last Wednesday. His dad says there's no early favorites and says Notre Dame is a "huge" offer.

On the Radar: Kahlil Brooks, Shaun Crawford, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Johnathan Fletcher Top Stories