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Ikard Meets Fame In South Bend

Ikard got a full campus tour from Mike Haywood.

Meeting two Notre Dame celebrities highlighted Gabe Ikard's official visit to Notre Dame this weekend.

The four-star defensive end from Oklahoma City, Okla., got a chance to shake hands with Lou Holtz, who was in South Bend for the 20th-year reunion of his 1988 National Championship team. "He just shook my hand and said come to Notre Dame," Gabe Ikard laughed. Talking with Jake Golic throughout much of Notre Dame's 35-17 win over Michigan, it never occurred to Ikard who the Irish verbal commit's... Recommended Stories