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|
|Tyler Buchner||QB||6-2||205||Helix HS|
(La Mesa, CA)
|Blake Fisher||OT||6-5.5||336||Avon HS|
|Lorenzo Styles Jr||WR||6-1||170||Pickerington Central|
|Gabriel Rubio||DT||6-5.5||290||Lutheran Of St Charles County |
(Saint Peters, MO)
|Cane Berrong||TE||6-4||230||Hart County|
|David Abiara||SDE||6-4||248||Mansfield Legacy|
|Ryan Barnes||CB||6-2||180||Quince Orchard |
|Jason Onye||WDE||6-5||245||Bishop Hendricken|
|Joe Alt||OT||6-7||257||Totino-Grace 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.