Irish Well-Represented in Final Scout300
Jaylon Smith
Jaylon Smith
Northeast Recruiting Analyst
Posted Jan 9, 2013

Bishop Luers High (Fort Wayne, Ind.) outside linebacker Jaylon Smith is the top rated player at his position and the No. 3 overall prospect in the nation in the final edition of the Scout300, but he is not the only player representing Notre Dame. Seventeen Notre Dame commits made the list.

Notre Dame has huge presence in the final Scout300 rankings, including a jump by committed outside linebacker Jaylon Smith to No. 3 overall and committed offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey moving up 139 slots to No. 90 overall.

Overall, 16 of Notre Dame’s 23 committed prospects are in the Scout300. The Irish have the third-rated recruiting class in the nation.

Smith is the only five-star prospect committed to the Irish, but the strength in the class is a mixture of high-end talent and depth.

The Irish have six commits ranked in the Top 100, and 14 are rated in the Top 200. Seven players are rated in the Top 10 at their position.

Here is a breakdown of where Notre Dame’s commits stand in the final Scout300 for the 2013 class:

Overall (Pos.)
3 (1) OLB Jaylon Smith, Bishop Luers High, Fort Wayne, Ind.
51 (2) OG John Montelus, Everett (Mass.) High
57 (5) S Max Redfield, Mission Viejo (Calif.) High
70 (13) RB Greg Bryant, American Heritage School, Delray Beach, Fla.
74 (6) OT Steven Elmer, Midland (Mich.) High
90 (8) Mike McGlinchey, Penn Charter High, Philadelphia
112 (9) OLB Alex Anzalone, Wyomissing (Pa.) Area High
133 (9) OT Colin McGovern, Lincoln-Way West High, New Lenox, Ill.
153 (17) DE Isaac Rochell, Eagles Landing Christian Academy, McDonough, Ga.
172 (14) QB Malik Zaire, Archbishop Alter High, Kettering, Ohio
179 (22) WR Will Fuller, Roman Catholic High, Philadelphia
184 (14) OT Hunter Bivin, Apollo High, Owensboro, Ky.
185 (21) CB Cole Luke, Hamilton High, Chandler, Ariz.
197 (24) RB Tarean Folston, Cocoa (Fla.) High
246 (10) TE Mike Heuerman, Barron Collier High, Naples, Fla.
296 (39) WR James Onwualu, Cretin Derhman Hall, St. Paul, Minn.
299 (32) DE Jacob Matuska, Bishop Harley High, Columbus, Ohio

Editor’s note: Notre Dame WR commits Corey Robinson (43) and Torii Hunter (41) are four-star prospects but not in the Scout300

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