BGI Content Wrap-Up: The Opening Finals Day Five

July 3, 2017 David McKinney, Staff Writer

Nike Football's The Opening Finals is still going strong in Beaverton, Ore.

BGI has been on the scene all week, and links to all of our content from Sunday, July 2 can be found right here on this page.

Notre Dame four-star safety commit Derrik Allen stole the show Saturday night with a dazzling one handed interception.

You can see that play, and a whole lot more from Allen in the video below.

Allen impressed all night, but wasn't the only Irish commit making waves at the event. To get BGI's thoughts on the performances of the rest of the Irish commits plus a few top targets, click HERE.

One of those top targets is Shayne Simon, a four-star rover from Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter's Prep. Simon, who visited Notre Dame in June for the Irish Invasion, is getting close to making a commitment, and spoke with BGI about his upcoming decision.

Check out the full interview with Simon in the video below.

Another top target who recently visited Notre Dame is Jack Lamb, who also spoke with Notre Dame about what he likes about the Irish.

Lamb loves what Notre Dame has to offer, and the Irish are in a very strong position with the Rivals100 member.

You can here more from Lamb on Notre Dame in the video below.

With five Irish commits competing, there has been a good amount of Irish buzz surrounding the event.

Notre Dame defensive tackle commit Jayson Ademilola has been leading the charge, and told BGI it's exciting to be in Oregon representing the Irish.

Ademilola goes in-depth on that topic and more in the video below.

Ademilola, along with fellow commits defensive tackle Ja'Mion Franklin and linebacker Ovie Oghoufo, put his skills on display during several drills Saturday night.

You can see highlights from all three in the video below.

Oghoufo nabbed his invite to the event after taking home linebacker MVP honors at the Chicago Regional.

Pegged as a three-star recruit by Rivals, Oghoufo said he came into the event looking to put on a show.

You can hear more from Oghoufo in the video below.

Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei wide receiver Amon. Ra St. Brown and Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy defensive back Houston Griffith are both huge Irish targets, and were two of the best at their respective positions on Saturday.

You can see highlights from both in the video below.

Prior to practice, Franklin caught up with BGI to talk about what he hopes to accomplish during the event.

You can hear more from Franklin in the video below.

Finally, BGI caught up with four-star linebacker and BYU commit Brandon Kaho, who has the Irish in his top seven and has built a strong relationship with special teams coach Brian Polian.

Kaho goes in-depth on the Irish in the video below.


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