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January 2014 Issue

Blue & Gold Illustrated: America's Foremost Authority on Notre Dame Football

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football recruiting ROUNDUP Recruiting Notes • Olathe (Kan.) South offensive guard Braden Smith has scheduled his official visit to Notre Dame. Many felt that the 6-6, 290-pound recruit had eliminated the Irish, but he will be on campus in South Bend Jan. 17. Notre Dame, TCU and Texas A&M comprise his top three. 247Sports ranks Smith as the No. 64 overall recruit in the 2014 class, the No. 3 offensive guard in the nation and the No. 1 player in Kansas. • Toledo (Ohio) Central Catholic quarterback DeShone Kizer was named the first-team quarterback on the Associated Press Division II All-Ohio team. The Notre Dame commit was also selected as the Division II Offensive Player of the Year after throwing for 2,847 yards and 30 touchdowns while leading his team to a 12-1 record. According to 247Sports, Kizer is the No. 147 overall recruit, the No. 8 pro-style quarterback in the country and the No. 7 player in Ohio in Olathe (Kan.) South standthe 2014 class. out Braden Smith, the No. 3 • Lexington (N.C.) North Davidson five-star defensive tackle Shy Tuttle offensive guard and the No. could be the next prospect to earn an offer from Notre Dame. The 6-2, 64 overall player in the coun314-pounder in the class of 2015 holds offers from the likes of Alabama, try according to 247Sports, Clemson, Georgia, Miami, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio State, South has scheduled an official visit to Notre Dame for Jan. 17. Carolina, Virginia Tech and many others. photo courtesy 247sports 247Sports ranks Tuttle as the No. 12 overall junior in the country, the No. 5 defensive tackle in the nation and the No. 1 prospect in North Carolina. — Tom Loy Follow @TomLoy247 on Twitter. For daily recruiting updates, log on to 247Sports Team Recruiting Rankings Rankings as of Dec. 10 Rk.School Commits 1. Alabama 23 2. Tennessee 34 3. Texas A&M 19 4. Ohio State 17 5. Miami 28 6. Georgia 16 7. Florida State 24 8. Auburn 19 9. Notre Dame 19 10. Texas 22 Get the latest recruiting news on your smart phone! Scan this code:

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