Junior Day Updates

Get all the Junior Day updates from Irish Illustrated in one spot as Notre Dame makes an impression. Our landing page will be updated as the reports roll in from the program’s big recruiting weekend.

KRAEMER WANTS HASKINS ON BOARD

Steve Hare | IrishIllustrated.com

Four-star offensive lineman Tommy Kraemer committed to Notre Dame back in October and has been working to help Irish recruiting efforts. He returned to South Bend last weekend to pitch in at Junior Day.

BROWN HIGH ON IRISH AFTER VISIT

Steve Hare | IrishIllustrated.com

Three-star linebacker Cameron Brown liked what he saw during a two-day visit to Notre Dame. Brown hasn’t identified a short list but the Irish stated a case for making the cut later this spring.

IRISH LAND FOUR-STAR RUNNING BACK

Anna Hickey | IrishIllustrated.com

Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy four-star running back Tony Jones Jr. joined the Notre Dame family on Sunday morning when he committed to the Brian Kelly during a one-on-one meeting with the Irish head coach.

ND RANKS HIGH WITH ROBINSON

Steve Hare | IrishIllustrated.com

Four-star linebacker Curtis Robinson had strong feelings for Notre Dame even before visiting late last week. The trip reinforced his belief that Notre Dame would be a fit if he signs with the Irish in February.

SHANNON: ‘IT WAS A NO-BRAINER’

Jake Brown | IrishIllustrated.com

Long snapper John Shannon always knew Notre Dame would be the choice if an offer came. Turns out it did Saturday during Junior Day, straight from Brian Kelly. Shannon will follow in the steps of his grandfather and father, who played for Gerry Faust in the 1980s.

IRISH VISIT RATES HIGH WITH 4-STAR QB HASKINS

Brian Dohn | ScoutFootball.com

Four-star quarterback Dwayne Haskins spent Saturday at Notre Dame, and then the Potomac (Md.) The Bullis School standout spoke to Scout about it.

IRISH MAKE A MOVE ON MACK

Anna Hickey | IrishIllustrated.com

Notre Dame needed to impress four-star receiver Austin Mack of Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers on Junior Day to eventually land him. The Irish did just that on Saturday.

IRISH OFFER ’17 TIGHT END

Pete Sampson | IrishIllustrated.com

Notre Dame offered top sophomore tight end Brock Wright at Junior Day, with the Irish now in strong position for the Texan with offers already in from Oklahoma, Georgia, Nebraska and Texas A&M.

JORDAN HAS GOOD RECENT VISITS

Allen Trieu | ScoutFootball.com

Plymouth (Mich.) OT Michael Jordan has continued to take visits and further his recruiting process.

KELLY DELIVERS STRONG MESSAGE TO ROBERTSON

Anna Hickey | IrishIllustrated.com

Four-star defensive end Auston Robertson called his one-on-one meeting with Brian Kelly the highlight of his Junior Day visit. The Fort Wayne product explains where Notre Dame stands with a June decision on deck.

VISIT INCREASES CORLEY'S IRISH INTEREST

Allen Trieu | ScoutFootball.com

Detroit King (Mich.) class of 2016 wide receiver Donnie Corley recaps today's visit to Notre Dame.

LOVE A SPECIAL PROSPECT

Beth Long | ScoutFootball.com

Nazareth Academy (Ill.) junior Julian Love committed to Notre Dame Saturday while visiting the Irish. HIs head coach, Tim Racki talks about what makes the 6-foot, 175-pound prospect so special.

LOVE JUMPS ON IRISH OFFER

Jake Brown | IrishIllustrated.com

Julian Love didn’t need much time to think things over once Notre Dame offered a scholarship. Junior Day yielded a Midwest commitment when the three-star cornerback from Chicagoland chose to pull the trigger.

‘AWESOME’ VISIT FOR BURKS

Anna Hickey | IrishIllustrated.com

In-state three-star linebacker Noah Burks of Carmel High recaps his visit to Notre Dame for Junior Day and explains what he believes makes the Irish unique.

IRISH SNAP UP SPECIALIST

Anna Hickey | IrishIllustrated.com

During a Junior Day visit long-snapper John Shannon of Wilmette (Ill.) Loyola Academy committed to Notre Dame. His coach, Chris Rubio, breaks down what the Irish are getting.


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