The writing was on the wall for QB Luke Massa (Cincinnati/St. Xavier) and the Bearcats. Massa gave his verbal committment to UC in July, 2009 while Brian Kelly was the head coach. Now the hometown QB is heading to South Bend to follow the coach he originally committed to.
After Kelly left the Bearcats for Notre Dame, Massa reopened his recruitment process, though he didn’t withdraw his verbal committment to Cincinnati. However, after visiting Notre Dame, he made the switch official today and signed on with the Irish.
The loss of Massa won’t come as much of a surprise for Bearcats Nation – Massa has been saying that Notre Dame was his dream school since Kelly left. Sound familiar? Massa and Kelly might as well have the same PR firm.