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Mutual Love

Mutual Love

With the way Notre Dame has been showing Carlton Thomas the love since offering him a scholarship back in March, the four-star running back from Frostproof, Fla. decided to show some affection in return. When recently listing his top five, Thomas said Notre Dame and another school are his current leaders, not wanting to offend the four other programs in the running for his services.

"I just wanted to let them know that they're still up there," Carlton Thomas said. West Virginia, Auburn, Clemson and Georgia are the other four schools he is looking at. Irish assistant coach Bernie Parmalee and Thomas have been in regular contact since March. Head coach Charlie Weis keeps in touch now and then, recently with emails letting Thomas know how Notre Dame's fall camp is going and...

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