Three Notre Dame commits appear in final Rivals 100
The final 2016 Rivals 100 rankings features three Notre Dame commits — and counting.
Linebacker Daelin Hayes (No. 31 overall), offensive tackle Tommy Kraemer (No. 41) and wide receiver Javon Mckinley each appeared in the final list, which was released on Monday. A slew of uncommitted Notre Dame targets — including linebacker Ben Davis (No. 5), wide receiver Demetris Robertson (No. 8), linebacker Caleb Kelly (No. 14) and wide receiver Damian Alloway — were also featured in the top 100.
At No. 31, Hayes — a 6-foot-3, 239-pound early enrollee — was the final five-star prospect in the Rivals rankings. The Ann Arbor, Mich., native is the top player in the state of Michigan according to Rivals.
Kraemer — a 6-5, 310-pound Cincinnati product — is ranked as a four-star prospect and the top player in the state of Ohio by Rivals, as well as a five-star recruit and the No. 8 overall player in the 2016 signing class by 247Sports.
The most recent Notre Dame verbal commit, Mckinley is touted as a four-star recruit and the No. 12 player in the state of California by Rivals, and a four-star prospect and the No. 18 player in California by 247Sports.
Notre Dame has 22 verbal commits in the 2016 class, with signing day rapidly approaching on Feb. 3.