”Notre Dame has never lost three guys this quickly in one year,” national recruiting analyst Tom Lemming said. ”I don’t think the tragedy has anything to do with it. I think it’s a combination of the play on the field and a new staff feeling their way around Notre Dame.”
Previously, offensive tackle Jordan Prestwood of Plant City, Fla., and defensive end Clay Burton of Venice, Fla., changed their minds. Burton is committed to Florida.