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Friday, July 15, 2016

Notre Dame Finally Lands An Elite Defensive Tackle Prospect in Darnell Ewell

At 6'4 and just a shade under 300 lbs defensive tackle prospect Darnell Ewell is already big enough to start in college football.  What's scary is he will just be entering his senior season in high school and already possesses the sheer strength to run over and through blockers.

Notre Dame got the elite defensive tackle prospect they have been sorely missing in Ewell.  He is the most highly rated tackle since they signed Eddie Vanderdoes (who transferred to UCLA before ever playing to be close to his "sick grandmother").  Rivals has Ewell as a top 125 player overall and the 8th rated defensive tackle in the country.  He's the 16th commitment in the 2017 ND recruiting class which is projected to finish top 5 overall in the nation.

Ewell picked ND over the likes of Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Clemson, Alabama and many others.

Here are some highlights of Ewell from his junior season...

Notre Dame Tweets Out Picture of the New Jumbotron

This is enough to wet the whistle for any die hard Notre Dame fan.  The mecca of college football is finally getting a jumbotron!  It's about time.  Notre Dame tweeted out this picture of the new jumbotron being constructed.  It's part of the "Campus Crossroads" project which entails $400 million in renovations and improvements to Notre Dame Stadium.  The project should be completed in 2017 for the home opener vs Michigan.

Go Irish!