Long day for Calvin in South Bend

Jamire Calvin scored a touchdown in his team’s 83-0 win on Friday then hopped a redeye flight to South Bend to get his first look at Notre Dame.

Junior wide receiver Jamire Calvin scored a touchdown in his team’s 83-0 win over George Washington on Friday, then hopped a redeye flight to South Bend for Notre Dame’s 30-22 win over Georgia Tech.

The 5-foot-10, 170-pound three-star prospect from Cathedral High School in Los Angeles liked what he saw during his short stay on campus.

“I enjoyed the visit,” he said. “Everything was really green, not like California. It was cold though. A lot of the people around said this was the normal temperature.”

Calvin arrived at his hotel just before 6 a.m. then made his way to campus a couple hours later.

After checking in, Calvin toured the football facilities and mingled with the other visiting prospects.

“We first got there and they showed us the practice facilities, the locker room and everything,” Calvin said. “We just went through and toured all the football facilities. After that we ate and watched a video from their game the week before. We then headed out to the field with the team and we were like on the sidelines for warmups and watched the rest of the game.”

Notre Dame’s offense left a positive impression on Calvin, who was impressed by Will Fuller.

“I liked it and how they get all the receivers the ball,” he said. “(Fuller), he’s really good.”

Calvin joined the post-game celebration in the locker room before departing campus.

Notre Dame plans to continue to recruit Calvin throughout his junior season.

“I got to talk to the receivers coach and then I talked with the assistant head coach, but I didn’t get to talk to the actual head coach” Calvin said. “I was just talking to (Denbrock) and he was just saying that he likes what I’m doing. He wants me to send my midseason highlights and depending on things go they might offer me then.”

Calvin had planned to visit Washington this weekend but something came up and he canceled the trip.

In three games, all wins, Calvin has recorded 10 catches for 144 yards and five touchdowns. He also has returned six punts for 182 yards with a long return of 48 yards.


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