McKinney soaks in Notre Dame official visit

Irish safety commit Prentice McKinney gives his thoughts on Notre Dame's 31-0 victory over Michigan and recaps his weekend spent in South Bend on an official visit.

Notre Dame hosted a number of its 2015 recruits on official visits this past weekend, including safety Prentice McKinney of Dallas (Texas) South Oak Cliff.

"It was a great game," McKinney said. "I was sitting next to Jaylon (Guyton) and C.J. (Sanders), and we were confident Notre Dame was going to win, but we didn't expect them to blow open the score like that. Everyone balled out. Especially Max Redfield. I really like watching him play. He's become one of my really close friends, and we talk a lot."

McKinney arrived at Notre Dame on Saturday morning and was able to briefly talk with head coach Brian Kelly and secondary coach Kerry Cooks before the game. On Sunday, he was able to spend more quality time with his future head coach and teammates.

"Sunday was really cool," McKinney said. "We got to chill with the players and the recruits at Coach's lake house. We got to ride his jet skis and eat lunch there."

Joining McKinney at Kelly's house included fellow commits Guyton, Sanders, Tristen Hoge, as well as targets Sotonye Jamabo and Te'Von Coney and players Max Redfield and Devin Butler.

McKinney said he spent some time talking with Notre Dame's No. 1 running back target, Jamabo, and his parents.

"I think we get him (Jamabo). He said he really loved it. His parents said they really liked the environment around campus. Everything was pretty natural between him and us (commits), and we all hung out a lot."

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound safety would love to make a return trip to Notre Dame this season.

"I really want to visit again this season, but I'm all the way in Texas, so I'll have to figure that out."

McKinney is a three-star prospect and is ranked as the No. 28 safety in the class of 2015. Top Stories