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OFD Podcast: Wrapping up Notre Dame Football’s National Signing Day with Tom Loy

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish just finished a very successful 2021 recruiting cycle, and Joshua brought our friend Tom Loy onto the show from 247’s Irish Illustrated to provide a little insight. In this episode:

  • Some recruiting rankings were hurt by no camps and/or season because of COVID.
  • Ryan Barnes is verified.
  • Devin Aupiu will be missed on the west coast.
  • A running back theory that Tom doesn’t think is crazy (but maybe won’t co-sign).
  • Missing out on Donovan Edwards is sad.
  • The offensive line class is one of the best in the country - of course.
  • The vast potential of Joe Alt.
  • Will there be a position switch for Mitchell Evans in the future?
  • Trusting Mike Elston and his process on the defensive line.
  • Why isn’t Prince Kollie - Butkus Award winner Prince Kollie - a 5-Star Tom? WHY TOM?!
  • The wide receiver trio and how they add to what Notre Dame needs on the perimeter.
  • Talking about a 4th WR that wasn’t.
  • Guys that Tom thought were some of the biggest misses (not including Will Shipley).
  • Did the Irish do enough at safety in the 2021 cycle?
  • The 2 year cycle - are we good here?
  • Looking ahead to 2022 and the offer sheet.

And plenty more in an information-packed episode.

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