Offer Report: 2017 LB Will Ignont, S Xavier McKinney

IRISH STEW

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

A standout linebacker from one of the nation’s powerhouse programs in Florida and an Alabama safety commit reported Notre Dame offers Monday. ND Insider takes a closer look at 2017 recruits Will Ignont and Xavier McKinney.

• LB WILL IGNONT, 6-2, 235; BRADENTON (FLA.) IMG ACADEMY

Junior stats: 109 tackles, five pass break-ups, one fumble forced and recovered; 350 rushing yards and six touchdowns at New Market (Ala.) Buckhorn.

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 2 inside linebacker.

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 5 inside linebacker.

Top offers: Alabama, Florida, Michigan, Auburn and LSU.

Accolades: Ignont received an invite in February to this summer’s The Opening.

Notre Dame ties: Ignont attends the same school that produced safety Spencer Perry and running back Tony Jones Jr. to Notre Dame in the 2016 class.

Blessed to receive an offer from THE University of Notre Dame! pic.twitter.com/TA8ofMSfr4

— RiP JiGG! (@WillIgnont) February 29, 2016

Congrats to the 3rd invite to #TheOpening Finals, IMG Academy LB Will Ignont (@WillIgnont). #GOTOPENpic.twitter.com/eQnQ1rDD4i

— The Opening (@TheOpening) February 21, 2016

• S XAVIER MCKINNEY, 6-1, 185; ROSWELL (GA.) HIGH

Junior stats: 111 tackles, 13 pass breakups, nine interceptions, four tackles for a loss and two sacks.

Rivals: Four stars, No. 4 safety.

247Sports: Four stars, No. 17 safety.

Top offers: Alabama (verbal commit), Georgia, Clemson, Oklahoma and Florida.

Blessed to receive a offer from Notre Dame ✳️✳️ #ThefightingIrishpic.twitter.com/JONsgKr5d3

— Xavier Mckinney (@mckinney_xavier) March 1, 2016

Junior linebacker Will Ignont, a four-star recruit, reported a Notre Dame offer Monday, Feb. 29. (Photo courtesy of Student Sports)