Notre Dame signs 6 to complete top-10 signing class

From FOX Sports - February 7, 2018

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP)Notre Dame finished off a top-10 recruiting class by filling positions of need.

After signing 21 players in the early period just before Christmas, the Fighting Irish received six more signed letters of intent Wednesday in areas where the team was thin after player departures at offensive line, running back, wide receiver and defensive back.

In particular, coach Brian Kelly was excited about cornerbacks DJ Brown of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and Noah Boykin from Fairfax, Virginia, and wide receiver Lawrence Keys of New Orleans.

From across the board depth standpoint at the back end of our defense and at the wide receiver position, Kelly said, its as good as any class weve recruited at Notre Dame.

Brown and Boykin brought to seven the number of defensive backs in the class where cornerbacks coach Todd Lyght got late help from new safeties coach Terry Joseph, whose hiring became official on Jan. 30.


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