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Irish lose recruit

Justice Hayes' change to the Twitter account handle @hotnewsoon was certainly apt.

The running back from Grand Blanc, Mich., announced Monday night that he will play for Michigan.

The announcement came a day after he decommitted from Notre Dame on his Twitter account and expressed concerns about the Irish coaching situation.

Hayes, a four-star prospect, is the fourth recruit to leave Notre Dame's class of 2011 and second top 100 recruit to leave after defensive end Aaron Lynch opted out and chose Florida State.

The Journal Gazette's Assistant Sports Editor Tony Krausz covers The University of Notre Dame. Krausz, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and a native of St. Louis, has been assistant sports editor since October 2005. Prior to joining the JG, he worked at two papers in Mississippi covering high school and college athletics.

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