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Irish Insights


Ohioan commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame continues to add to its 2015 recruiting class.

Shaun Crawford, a 5-foot-9, 170-pound cornerback from Saint Edwards in Lakewood, Ohio, announced Sunday on his Twitter account that he committed to the Irish.

Crawford wrote: “Making my Dad PROUD on Father's Day … I officially committed to the University of Notre Dame … The road to success…”

Crawford is the fifth player to commit to Notre Dame in the last eight days, and he is the 13th member of the Irish’s recruiting class.

Crawford is rated a four-star prospect , according to the 247Sports consensus ratings.

2015 Notre Dame recruiting class

Josh Barajas, LB, 6-3, 212, Andrean, Merrillville

Nick Coleman, CB, 6-0, 170, Archbishop Alter, Kettering, Ohio

Shaun Crawford, CB, 5-9, 170, Saint Edwards, Lakewood, Ohio

Micah Dew-Treadway, DL, 6-5, 275, Bolingbrook, Bolingbrook, Ill.

Nicco Fertitta, S, 5-10, 175, Bishop Gorman, Las Vegas

Jalen Guyton, WR, 6-0, 180, Allen, Allen, Texas

Tristen Hoge, OL, 6-5, 287, Highland, Pocatello, Idaho

Prentice McKinney, S, 6-2, 180, South Oak Cliff, Dallas

Trevor Ruhland, OL, 6-4, 270, Cary-Grove Community, Cary, Ill.

C.J. Sanders, WR, 5-9, 177, Notre Dame, Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Elijah Taylor, DT, 6-3, 274, Moeller, Cincinnati

Brandon Tiassum, DT, 6-5, 285, Park Tudor, Indianapolis

Jerry Tillery, OL, 6-7, 332, Evangel Christian, Shreveport, La.