There was good reason to be excited about the 2008 recruiting class when they signed, but rarely do classes develop on campus the way fans expect. The exception may be the freshman class from last year. Darius Fleming is one of the many from that class that are already being counted on to get the Irish to the next level.
Darius Fleming had high expectations coming in as a freshman, and he exceeded them by most accounts. Now a sophomore, he understands that bar has been raised for he and his teamamtes.