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Dyjuan Lewis is feeling the love from the Notre Dame coaching staff.

One of the best wide receivers in the Midwest, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound standout from just down U.S. 31 from South Bend to Indianapolis, is hearing a lot from the Irish.

"They've been sending me a lot of letters saying they're interested in me a lot, and that they just wanted me to come to one of their games and visit the facilities," Dyjuan Lewis explained.

The Pike High star, who is already holding scholarship offers from Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Minnesota, Purdue, Indiana and Colorado, did just that.

During the fall, Lewis came up to Notre Dame for the Purdue game. It was his first time taking in the Irish campus.

"The students were energetic, the crowd was loud," Lewis said. The Irish defeated the Boilermakers, 38-21. "It was my first time being around a football game like that."

Lewis has also taken visits to Indiana, Kentucky, Purdue and Cincinnati. He plans to return to Notre Dame for the program's junior day on the 24th. The basketball team hosts Connecticut that evening, and ESPN College Gameday will be on campus as well.

"I liked the atmosphere, the coaching, how they play, the game schemes and everything," Lewis said of Notre Dame. "I like, just the early playing time I would have there and the coaching staff."

As a junior, Lewis had 40 receptions for 380 yards and four touchdowns. In San Antonio last week for the U.S. Army National Combine, a showcase for some of the nation's top juniors, Lewis more than held his own.

"Just my size. and they like the way I attack the ball against DBs," Lewis said of what he's hearing from college recruiters.

Besides another trip to Notre Dame, Lewis is hoping to get up to Minnesota, out to Colorado and back to Indiana. He is ranked by Scout.com as the fourth best prospect in the state of Indiana, and as a sophomore had 30 catches for 500 yards and six scores.


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