Busy day for Notre Dame, but a relatively quiet week on the recruiting front ...
Big-picture story here, but colleague Dave Hooker has a great look at new eligibility standards.
More big-picture stuff: RecruitingNation looks at the top uncommitted linebackers and defensive backs. Craig Haubert breaks down the top class of 2013 safeties.
Offensive lineman David Knevel (Ontario, Canada/Pauline and Johnson Collegiate) picked up his first offer, colleague Jamie Newberg writes. Knevel had visited an Irish camp last summer.
ESPN 150 athlete Tyler Boyd (Clairton, Pa./Clairton) was recently offered by Cincinnati, our Jared Shanker writes. Notre Dame is one of many to offer the No. 13 athlete of the 2013 class.
Washington (D.C.) Friendship quarterback Jalen Tabor was recently offered by Notre Dame, Hooker writes, and Tabor is fond of the Irish's tradition.
Another Friendship player, linebacker Yannick Ngakoue, received a scholarship offer, Hooker writes. Irish coaches recently visited him at school.