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George West

George West has already completed his last classes at Northeast high school (Oklahoma City, Okla.) and will soon be turning a page in his life as he heads to Notre Dame as one of the first football players in the history of the university to take advantage of early enrollment. His former head coach Ron Kroeger talks about the player and person Irish fans can expect from his standout student athlete.

When Northeast head coach Ron Kroeger brought a tape of George West to the Oklahoma State coaches they didn't show much interest in recruiting him. Bob Stoops thought he was too small even though West is as big and faster than one of Oklahoma's former wide receivers who now plays on Sundays, Mark Clayton. "Later on they came back and wanted to talk to him," coach Kroeger recalled of the two...

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