Jeremy VanAlstyne Update

Indiana LB Jeremy VanAlstyne committed to the Irish in August. Since the firing of Coach Davie, Jeremy has taken official visits to both Michigan and Penn State. Who leads for the defensive standout?

Name: Jeremy VanAlstyne
Position: LB
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 238 pounds
40-yard dash: 4.76 (Purdue Nike Camp)
Bench Press: 335 pounds
School: Center Grove High School, Greenwood, IN

Notre Dame has maintained regular contact with Jeremy.

"I talked to Coach Mattison from Notre Dame today," Jeremy said.  "He called last week too."

Coach Mattison told Jeremy that he would definitely remain at Notre Dame, and that the Irish are still interviewing coaching candidates.

Does Jeremy still consider himself committed to Notre Dame?

"I just really need to find out who the coach is.  That's the main thing."

Penn State and Michigan have also kept in touch with Jeremy.  He recently took official visits to both schools after the firing of Coach Davie.

Does he have a favorite among those 2?

"I haven't really thought about it."

What are the chances that Jeremy will end up at Notre Dame?

"Pretty good probably.  A lot will depend on the next coach."

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