Notre Dame landed its 12th player in the class of 2018 on Tuesday when Ridgely (Md.) North Caroline defensive tackle Ja'Mion Franklin announced for the Irish.
BGI covered Franklin's commitment extensively, and below you can find links to all the content following the decision.
First, the commitment story. You can read about the factors that led Franklin to South Bend and the background on his Irish recruitment HERE.
BGI football analyst Bryan Driskell took a look at what Franklin's commitment means for the 2018 class, and where defensive tackle recruiting will go from here. Read about the class impact of Franklin's commitment HERE.
Driskell also hit the film room for an extensive look at the kind of player Franklin is and what Notre Dame will be getting when Franklin arrives on campus. You can read Driskell's analysis HERE.
North Caroline head coach James McCormick also offered his thoughts on what Notre Dame is getting in Franklin. You can read McCormick had to say about Franklin HERE.
Finally, the BGI staff all gave their thoughts on Franklin's commitment during a special edition of the recruiting corner podcast which you can listen to below.
SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION
🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀— Mike Elston (@CoachMikeElston) June 6, 2017
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Just got bigger - just got better!!☘️ #IrishBound18— Clark Lea (@Coach_Lea) June 6, 2017
BOOM!!! #IrishBound18 just got a lot stronger!!!— Coach Mike Elko (@CoachMikeElko) June 6, 2017