Notre Dame’s class of 2021 recruiting efforts started off on a torrid pace, but the COVID-19 pandemic threw a huge wrench into their plans by forcing the cancelation of their biggest recruiting weekend of the year in March 2020.
|NAME||STARS||POSITION||HEIGHT||WEIGHT||SCHOOL||POS RANK||OVERALL RANK|
|Blake Fisher||OT||6-5.5||336||Avon HS|
|Tyler Buchner||QB||6-2||205||Helix HS|
(La Mesa, CA)
|Rocco Spindler||OG||6-5||315||Clarkston HS|
|Deion Colzie||WR||6-4||193||Athens HS||14||84|
|Lorenzo Styles Jr||WR||6-1||170||Pickerington Central|
|Gabriel Rubio||DT||6-5.5||290||Lutheran Of St Charles County |
(Saint Peters, MO)
|Prince Kollie||LB||6-1||195||David Crockett HS|
|Cane Berrong||TE||6-4||230||Hart County|
|Jayden Thomas||WR||6-1||205||Pace Academy|
|Phillip Riley||CB||6-0||195||Bloomingdale HS|
|Caleb Johnson||OT||6-7||295||Trinity Catholic HS|
|Joe Alt||OT||6-7||283||Totino-Grace HS|
|Mitchell Evans||TE||6-7||240||Wadworth HS|
|Logan Diggs||RB||6-0||195||Archbiship Rummel HS |
|Ryan Barnes||CB||6-2||180||Quince Orchard |
|Chance Tucker||CB||6-1||170||Crespi HS|
|Devin Aupiu||DE||6-5||220||Pacifica HS|
|Will Schweitzer||DE||6-4||220||Los Gatos HS|
Los Gatos, CA
|Jason Onye||WDE||6-5||245||Bishop Hendricken|
|Kahanu Kia||OLB||6-2||220||Punahou HS|
|JoJo Johnson||CB||5-11||180||Merrillville HS|
|Josh Bryan||K||6-0||190||Sierra Canyon HS|
- Rankings/Stars used in this table are from 247Sports Composite Rankings.
- Jason Onye is ranked as a WDE by 247Sports, but Notre Dame has recruited him as a SDE who will also eventually play inside on pass rushing downs.
- David Abiara is ranked as a SDE, but Notre Dame recruited him as a VYPER, or DROP DE.
- Tyler Buchner is a composite 5-star QB on the 247 rankings even though he is rated as a 4-star on each service. His composite ranking elevated him to 5-star status in early 2020.
Nice pick up of NC St. grad transfer CB McCloud. Was a top-10 ACC CB per ESPN in terms of passes against defended. Was a team capt. and solid locker room leader. Adds quality depth to DB corps.