Brown is Irish

Justin Brown, the 6'3 220lb defensive end from Forestville Maryland has decided to verbally commit to Notre Dame.

Justin Brown, the talented and quick defensive end from Maryland made an official visit to Penn State this weekend. He came back ready to make a decision. "I am committing to Notre Dame" said Brown. "It's the right decision for me. The combination of education and football is the best."

Brown said he enjoyed his trip to State College PA, but Notre Dame is where he wants to go. "I had a real good time at Penn State. But I am calling the coaches at Notre Dame and Penn State to let them know my decision."

Recently there had been questions regarding Brown's grades, and whether he would get into Notre Dame academically. Have those problems been addressed? "Yes. They told me I was cleared on Thursday. Coach Simmons came to see me on Thursday."

Brown finished his senior season with 85 tackles, 13 sacks, and 24 quarterback hurries. He had offers from Penn State, and Boston College among others. Top Stories