Chicago Colleges: Jerry Tillery

OT Tillery second Irish commit of weekend

June, 22, 2013
6/22/13
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Notre Dame landed its first commitment Saturday for the class of 2015, one day after picking up its 12th pledge for the class of 2014.

Six-foot-seven, 312-pound offensive tackle Jerry Tillery (Shreveport, La./Evangel Christian) became the latest big-time line prospect to commit to the Irish, picking the program during a visit Saturday over offers from Arkansas, Ole Miss, Stanford and others.

"I’m done with the recruiting process. I’m committed to Notre Dame,” Tiller told ESPN's Jared Shanker Insider. “There’s a stark difference between Notre Dame and any SEC school, because ND attracts pretty adept people to come to their university, as opposed to where I’ve been. I think there will be more people like me at Notre Dame. That’s why I chose Notre Dame.”

On Friday, class of 2014 punter Tyler Newsome (Carrollton, Ga./Carrollton) committed to Notre Dame.

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