Notre Dame Football: Ben Oxley
January, 16, 2013
By Matt Fortuna | ESPN.com
Here's what's happening with national signing day just three weeks away ...
- Notre Dame is currently No. 3 in ESPN's recruiting rankings .
- Our Mitch Sherman looks at the seemingly consistent triple threat of California, Florida and Texas when it comes to producing standout recruits. Here is a cool look at recruiting, then and now, along with a look at the great college football migration .
- Wide receiver Drake Harris (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) is still committed to Michigan State, but says that he will now be considering other programs, including Notre Dame, Sherman writes.
- ESPN150 outside linebacker Deon Hollins Jr. (Missouri City, Texas/Thurgood Marshall), a UCLA commit, is considering a Jan. 25 visit to either Notre Dame or Arizona State , our Sam Khan Jr. writes.
- Class of 2014 two-way lineman Ben Oxley (Avon Lake, Ohio/Avon Lake) talks about his Notre Dame connection to our Jared Shanker .
- Alabama, Notre Dame, UCLA, USC and Washington are the final five for five-star defensive tackle and USC decommit Eddie Vanderdoes (Auburn, Calif./Placer), and he plans on visiting the Irish on Jan. 25 , our Greg Ostendorf writes.
- ESPN150 receiver and USC decommit Sebastian LaRue (Santa Monica, Calif./Santa Monica) is planning a Jan. 25 visit to Notre Dame, and a signing day decision for his college choice , our Max Olson writes.
- Three-star athlete Juwaan Williams (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) is happy to see Brian Kelly stay at Notre Dame, and is hoping to have a decision come Jan. 28 , our Brandon P. Oliver writes.
- ESPN Watch List wide receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass (Springfield, Ohio/Springfield) has postponed a decision and is looking forward to visiting Notre Dame for junior day this spring , our Derek Tyson writes.
- The first visit for Class of 2014 OL Sam Mustipher (Olney, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) will come Saturday at Notre Dame , our Dave Hooker writes.
- Three-star receiver Corey Robinson (San Antonio/San Antonio Christian) has already enrolled at Notre Dame, but he did relish the last chance to be the hometown hero last week at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl , our Damon Sayles writes.
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FBS INDEP. SCOREBOARD
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35