Crunch time for Alexander

Irish cornerback target Terrence Alexander of River Ridge (La.) John Curtis Christian will choose among Notre Dame, Ole Miss and Stanford on Signing Day. Get the latest on where he stands with his decision inside.

Irisheyes.com caught up with Terrence's dad, Bandele Alexander, to get the latest on where his son stands in the decision process. Has he made up his mind, yet?

"Somewhat," Alexander said. "I wouldn't say he's 100 percent sure because he's a kid, and his mind can change. We've talked it over, but I don't try to pressure. I think he knows, but I'm not saying it couldn't change between now and (Wednesday)."

"I wouldn't be mad with any school any that he chose," Alexander added. "He's got great options. Notre Dame is Notre Dame, Stanford is Stanford, and Ole Miss is in the SEC and it's up and coming program."

With Ole Miss being the closest school among the three, but still not a stone's throw away, Terrence has shown proximity to home is not a priority.

"I would be happy with any of them," Alexander added. "None of them are close. They're all more than five hours away. And, to be honest, I like all of the coaching staffs."

The Irish offered Alexander in early January, entering the recruiting game late by today's standards, but Alexander's dad says that's not an issue.

"If Notre Dame didn't [have a legit shot], then he wouldn't be entertaining the idea," Alexander said. "He's not that type of kid. Notre Dame has made a big impression on him from the day that they offered him."

Stanford, thought to be a frontrunner for Alexander throughout much of his recruitment, officially admitted Terrence into school two weeks ago.

"I wouldn't really look at it as a sigh of relief because I never really doubted he could get in with his grades," Alexander said. "I didn't think he wouldn't get admitted."

When it comes down to separating one from the others, football is not the main factor in the equation for Alexander and his family.

"I don't think it's going to be based off just early playing time," Alexander said. "It's going to be about how he felt when he was there on campus. I told him to take football out of it. Where could he see himself living on campus for the next four years if it wasn't for football?"

"Anything is possible, it really is," Alexander said.

Terrence is scheduled to announce his decision at approximately 10:30 a.m. EST on ESPNU.


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