Year after year, Notre Dame consistently hauls in Top 25 classes. Even despite the miserable past three seasons in South Bend, recruits are still flocking to the Irish in times of desperation.
Brian Kelly hauled in a 24-man recruiting class on Feb. 3, ranked 14th in the nation by Rivals.com. Even though Kelly inked a solid class in a transitional period, critics were still out to knock down his efforts.
“Notre Dame can haul in all the four and-five star recruits they want, but few, if any, would start on a powerhouse team in the SEC.”