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4-star Texas LB target Niuafe Tuihalamaka commits to Notre Dame

A key Texas Longhorns target is taking his talents to South Bend, as Mission Hills (Calif.) Bishop Alemany product Niuafe Tuihalamaka has announced his commitment to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. A one-time USC pledge, Tuihalamaka announced his pledge to the Irish over a final group that included Arizona State,...
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National Perception: Four-Star LB Niuafe Tuihalamaka to Notre Dame

Notre Dame secured a big commitment on Saturday from Mission Hills (Calif.) Bishop Alemany four-star linebacker Niuafe Tuihalamaka. The 6-2, 235-pounder from the class of 2022 picked the Fighting Irish over scholarship offers from Texas, Oregon, Stanford, USC, Florida, LSU, Michigan and many others. So, what is Notre Dame getting...
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Notre Dame pushing for Brian Kelly's best recruiting class ever

Notre Dame moved to No. 2 in the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings following Saturday’s pledge from Mission Hills (Calif.) Bishop Alemany Top247 linebacker Niuafe Tuihalamaka. And the Irish aren’t done. Not even close. Coming off a College Football Playoff appearance and another terrific NFL Draft where eight more former...
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Four-Star LB Niuafe Tuihalamaka is headed to Notre Dame

Mission Hills (Calif.) Alemany linebacker Niuafe Tuihalamaka announced he’ll be playing his college ball at Notre Dame moments ago. Notre Dame has always recruited well out of the SoCal area. It seems like the Irish are always good to land one or two players from the area every year and they just pulled in a commitment from one of the nation’s top linebacker prospects.

Former USC pledge, linebacker Niuafe Tuihalamaka commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame and Niuafe Tuihalamaka just needed to wait for the pandemic-induced dead period to end. The Irish offered the consensus four-star linebacker a scholarship back in January, and it immediately resonated, with Tuihalamaka (Bishop Alemany High School; Mission Hills, Calif.) de-committing from USC two days later after making that initial pledge nearly a year earlier.

Notre Dame to Host Top Targets This Weekend: June 18-20

For Notre Dame, official visits started last weekend and things couldn’t have gone better for the Fighting Irish. Up next, the staff will host a bunch of prospects from the class of 2022, as well as some from the class of 2023, over the weekend of June 18-20. Irish Illustrated...

Will it be Notre Dame or Texas for 4-Star LB Junior Tuihalamaka?

Today is the day for one of the top targets on the Notre Dame football recruiting big board. 4-Star linebacker, Niuafe “Junior” Tuihalamaka will make his commitment today, and fan anticipation is a wee bit rabid. Junior was once committed to the in-state USC Trojans, but decommitted back in January....
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How the revamped 12-team playoff actually benefits Notre Dame

On Nov. 21, 2009, a Connecticut Husky named Andre Dixon rushed unchallenged into the Notre Dame end zone to give UConn a 33-30, double-overtime victory over the vaunted Fightin’ Irish. This, perhaps, was the lowest on-field moment in recent memory for Notre Dame. It was also a result that had...
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Notre Dame players earn football, baseball All America Honors

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Notre Dame junior safety Kyle Hamilton and graduate student (super senior) offensive lineman Cain Madden earned Walter Camp Preseason All-America honors from the foundation Thursday, Hamilton selected as a first-team defensive back and Madden garnering second-team offensive line recognition. Hamilton was recognized as a second-team Walter...