Get to know OL recruits Liam Eichenberg, Ben Bredeson


Mike Vorel
South Bend Tribune

This weekend, big men really are on campus.

More specifically, two offensive line recruits from the class of 2016 -- Liam Eichenberg and Ben Bredeson -- are taking visits to Notre Dame on Friday and Saturday.

What does each have to offer the Irish?

Let's take a look at their resumes.

Liam Eichenberg

Height: 6-5

Weight: 284

School: St. Ignatius (OH)

Position: OL

Rankings: four-star (247 Sports), 3-star (Rivals)

Offers: Notre Dame, Ohio State, Alabama, Boston College, Florida State, Illinois, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Rutgers, Tennessee, West Virginia

Notes: Eichenberg has narrowed his list to Notre Dame and Ohio State, which he will visit next weekend. Likely an offensive tackle at the next level, Eichenberg is listed as the No. 16 player in the state of Ohio and the No. 37 offensive tackle nationally by Rivals. He is ranked by 247 Sports as the No. 7 player in Ohio and the No. 11 offensive tackle nationally.

Ben Bredeson

Height: 6-4

Weight: 280

School: Arrowhead (WI)

Position: OL

Rankings: four-star (Rivals, 247 Sports)

Offers: Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Alabama, Stanford, Auburn, Iowa, Iowa State, LSU, Miami, Michigan State, Nebraska, N.C. State, Oklahoma, Penn State, Rutgers, Tennessee

Notes: Rivals touts Bredeson as the top player in the state of Wisconsin in the 2016 class, as well as the No. 3 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 41 overall prospect. He is also listed as the top player in Wisconsin by 247 Sports, along with being the No. 8 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 28 overall recruit.

Junior offensive lineman recruit Ben Bredeson will visit Notre Dame this weekend. (Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)