Notre Dame Football's Last Two Recruiting Cycles By The Numbers

Author: UHND (2659 Posts - Joined: Dec 28, 2012)

Posted at 9:47 am on Feb 6, 2019

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“They’ll likely never match other top teams at the skill positions in terms of raw talent,“

Author: whatsamataU (16371 Posts - Original UHND Member)

Posted at 5:35 pm on Feb 6, 2019

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ND needs to “hit” with a couple of the WR recruits from last year.

Author: Napoleon (2701 Posts - Joined: Apr 23, 2015)

Posted at 3:32 pm on Feb 8, 2019

Lenzy, Keys, Austin. And really needs to hit with K Williams. Margin for error is thin, but the potential is there.

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Agree. Why they haven't had more success at the skill positions in the past few years is beyond me.

Author: NDQuebec (1161 Posts - Joined: Sep 14, 2007)

Posted at 6:25 pm on Feb 6, 2019

Our stable of running backs is awful, and our receivers average at best. Let's hope we can do more with less.

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I like last years haul of WRs.

Author: Napoleon (2701 Posts - Joined: Apr 23, 2015)

Posted at 3:34 pm on Feb 8, 2019

RB has been a struggle. The new RB coach hopefully turns that around.

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Hasn’t been the school of choice for years

Author: whatsamataU (16371 Posts - Original UHND Member)

Posted at 9:07 am on Feb 7, 2019

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Notre Dame has done more with less, which is good. But they need a very favorable board.

Author: Rocket91 (5113 Posts - Original UHND Member)

Posted at 9:05 am on Feb 7, 2019

And I could have been wrong writing that about not matching other top teams, but just looking at the last 20 years of recruiting, plus Kelly's stated goal, it seems that way. Last cycle they were never in it with top 100, even top 200, guys at the skill positions (I'm omitting QB here, which is a different story). Pretty much the same last season with the exception of Kevin Austin.

Luckily, the 2020 board looks really good for Notre Dame in terms of player fit and interest in Notre Dame among top 100 players. They already have two tight ends and quarterback committed who are in the top 120, with one right at 100. A similar recruiting ranking this season would be a disappointment. Can't let these opportunities go by, because they come every 3-4 years.


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Roller coaster recruiting at its best.

Author: whatsamataU (16371 Posts - Original UHND Member)

Posted at 9:10 am on Feb 7, 2019

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Coaching. Kids watch that shit closely.

Author: faircatchcorby (5910 Posts - Joined: Jan 26, 2011)

Posted at 8:36 pm on Feb 6, 2019

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