2017 CB Stanford Samuels III reports Notre Dame offer


Mike Vorel
South Bend Tribune

If the name is familiar, there's a reason why.

Stanford Samuels III — whose father, also named Stanford Samuels, played cornerback at Florida State and then in the Canadian Football League — reported a Notre Dame offer on Sunday.

Samuels III is also a cornerback, ranked as a four-star 2017 prospect by Rivals and 247Sports. He touts offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA and his father's alma mater, Florida State.

A standout at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Samuels III is ranked as the No. 7 cornerback, the No. 15 player in Florida and the No. 63 overall prospect in the 2017 class by Rivals, as well as the No. 4 cornerback, the No. 7 player in Florida and the No. 37 overall recruit by 247Sports.

Notre Dame currently has six verbal commits from the state of Florida in its 2016 class and one more verbal commit from the Sunshine State in 2017.

Check out Samuels' highlights below.

Just received an offer from Notre Dame #GoIrish

— Stanford Samuels III (@SSIII_) December 20, 2015

Cornerback Stanford Samuels III reported a Notre Dame offer on Sunday (photo courtesy Student Sports).