Complete Notre Dame Signing Day Coverage: 23 players sign

By: Jeff Jeffers and Angelo Di Carlo Email
By: Jeff Jeffers and Angelo Di Carlo Email

Football season is still months away, but the Irish football team is welcoming its newest members on National Signing Day.

All 21 players that verbally committed to the Irish before Wednesday signed on with an additional two being added on National Signing Day itself, bringing Notre Dame's total to 23.

At 9 a.m. the Irish received a huge addition in 4-star lineman Matt James. James is an offensive tackle from Cincinnati, and is considered one of the two best offensive lineman in the class of 2010.

Wednesday afternoon, Kona Schwenke--a defensive lineman from Hawaii, joined the Irish as well.

The players who have signed letters of intent are:

  • Bruce Heggie, DL -- Sorrento, FL
  • Luke Massa, QB -- Cincinnati, OH
  • Tate Nichols, OL -- Walton, KY
  • Derek Roback, ATH -- Waverly, OH
  • Austin Collinsworth, WR -- Fort Thomas, KY
  • Andrew Hendrix, QB -- Cincinnati, OH
  • Prince Shembo, LB -- Charlotte, NC
  • Daniel Smith, WR -- South Bend, IN
  • Alex Welch, TE -- Cincinnati, OH
  • Louis Nix, DL -- Jacksonville, FL
  • Christian Lombard, OL -- Inverness, IL
  • Bennett Jackson, WR -- Hazlet, NJ
  • Kendall Moore, LB -- Cary, NC
  • Danny Spond, ATH -- Littleton, CO
  • Matt James, OL -- Cincinnati, OH
  • Justin Utopo, LB -- Lakewood, CA
  • Cameron Roberson, RB -- Newbury Park, CA
  • Kona Schwenke, DL -- Hauula, HI
  • (Already enrolled: Chris Badger, DB -- Provo, UT; Spencer Boyd, DB -- Cape Coral, FL; Tai-ler Jones, WR -- Gainesville, GA; Tommy Rees, QB -- Lake Forest, IL; Lo Wood, DB -- Apopka, FL)

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