BGI Content Wrap-Up: Rivals Five-Star Challenge

June 12, 2017 David McKinney, Staff Writer

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Four-star WR Kevin Austin was one of several Notre Dame targets at the Rivals Five-Star Challenge

Friday was media day the Rivals Five-Star Challenge, and several Notre Dame targets were in attendance for the event.

BGI was on the scene, and caught up with every Irish target that came to Indianapolis.

Below, you can find links to all the content BGI put out surrounding the event.

First, take a look at Friday's Shamrock Secrets, featuring exclusive VIP nuggets on several big-time Irish targets including five-star cornerback Anthony Cook, four-star receiver Kevin Austin, four-star tight end George Takacs and several others. You can read those exclusive updates HERE.

Trey Dean, a four-star safety from Hampton (Ga.) Dutchtown, competed at the event, and talked to BGI about his upcoming visit to Notre Dame. Check out the full interview in the video below.

Columbia (S.C.) Spring Valley linebacker Channing Tindall visited South Bend before heading to the Five-Star Challenge, and talked with BGI about how things went during the trip. See what Tindall had to say HERE.

Rivals100 Notre Dame safety commit Derrik Allen was one of two Irish pledges at the camp, and spoke with BGI about competing some of the nation's best recruits.

The other Irish commit in town was four-star Rivals250 receiver Micah Jones, who talked with BGI about competing in the event, and a couple of prospects he's been pitching Notre Dame to since he committed. Check out the full interview in the video below.

Rivals250 tight end George Takacs will visit Notre Dame early this week, and spoke with BGI about the trip and his timeline for making a commitment. You can see the full interview with Takacs in the video below.

Athens (Ga.) Athens Christian athlete Richard Jibunor took home linebacker MVP honors from the camp, and spoke with BGI about his interest in Notre Dame on Friday. Chek out the full interview in the video below.

Anthony Cook, the nation's No. 2 cornerback and No. 9 overall player, has Notre Dame in his top 10, and caught up with BGI about his plans for a summer trip to South Bend. You can read that HERE.

Cook's fellow five-star, receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown, also talked about his plans for a visit to Notre Dame, which will likely be an official visit in the fall. You can see the full interview with St. Brown in the video below.

St. Brown is one of Notre Dame's top wide receiver targets, along with four-star Coconut Creek (Fla.) North Broward Prep product Kevin Austin.

Austin has the Irish in his top four along with Miami, Tennessee and Duke, and spoke with BGI about each of his finalists. Hear from Austin in the video below.

Cincinnati Walnut Hills defensive tackle Jowon Briggs was one of a few 2019 prospects to be invited to the camp, and the sophomore Irish priority told BGI that he is in the process of planning a return trip to South Bend. You can read about that HERE.

Another prospect who is planning a trip to Notre Dame is five-star receiver Devonta Jason. Jason is committed to Kansas, but is intrigued by his Irish offer. You can read about Jason's interest in Notre Dame HERE.

Solomon Tuliaupupu, a four-star linebacker from Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei is also planning a visit to Notre Dame, and is a big fan of special teams coach Brian Polian. You can read more from Tuliaupupu HERE.

Finally, BGI caught up with four-star defensive end Tyreke Smith, who is still trying to reschedule a visit to Notre Dame after having to cancel multiple trips. Smith talks Notre Dame in the video below.

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