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Change At the Top for Burton

Change At the Top for Burton

Clay Burton wanted to visit Notre Dame in March, but family plans sidetracked that visit. This weekend, the linebacker from Venice High School (Venice, Fla.) did make an unofficial visit to South Bend and he walked away with a very strong impression of the Irish football program.

Clay Burton (6-foot-3.5, 225-pounds) had a chance to meet with all the Notre Dame coaches this weekend, but the 45-minute meeting he had with Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly left a lasting impression on him. "We really didn't talk about football," Burton said of his conversation with Kelly. "We really talked about my character and how they thought I'd fit with the program, and how I'd...

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