Notre Dame commit recap: Wimbush scores five touchdowns as Irish pledge

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

Nineteen of Notre Dame’s committed recruits played a game in the last week, including quarterback Brandon Wimbush in his first action since committing to Notre Dame.

Here’s a recap of how each recruit fared:

QB Brandon Wimbush: St. Peter’s Prep 63, Ferris 6. Wimbush accounted for five touchdowns in his first game as an Irish commit. He completed nine of his 11 pass attempts for 200 yards and four touchdowns in the St. Peter’s Prep (4-1) blowout. He also scored on a 31-yard rushing touchdown.

CB Nick Coleman: Kettering Alter 56, Badin 20. Coleman made his mark at running back for Alter (7-0) on Friday. He scored five touchdowns on 18 carries for 288 yards. Three of his touchdowns came from more than 60 yards.

WR C.J. Sanders: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 41, Chaminade 38. A 10-yard touchdown catch by Sanders won the game with 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Sanders also rushed for an 80-yard touchdown for Notre Dame (6-1). He totaled 130 rushing yards, 64 receiving yards and three scores in the win.

RB Josh Adams: Central Bucks South 23, Abington 7. Adams carried the Central Bucks South offense once again. He rushed 36 times for 159 yards and two touchdowns for the Titans (6-1). He also caught a 29-yard touchdown pass. The three scores gives Adams 25 touchdowns on the season.

WR Miles Boykin: Providence Catholic 56, Bishop McNamara 13. Boykin finished with six catches for 87 yards in the win for Providence (6-1). He caught three more touchdowns to push his season total to 16 touchdowns catches.

WR Shaun Crawford: St. Edward 42, Canada Prep 0. Crawford did a little bit of everything for St. Edward (5-2). He caught two passes for 86 yards and one touchdown. He also scored on a 49-yard touchdown run. He recorded eight tackles, one interception and one pass breakup on defense.

OL Trevor Ruhland: Cary-Grove 49, Jacobs 7. Cary-Grove running backs were wise to follow behind Ruhland. He powered his way to six pancake blocks while the Trojans (7-0) rushed for 502 yards.

LB Josh Barajas: Andrean 52, Griffith 19. Barajas recorded 10 tackles in another big Andrean victory. The 59ers (8-0) are one win away from consecutive undefeated regular seasons.

S Prentice McKinney: South Oak Cliff 59, Samuell 0. McKinney caught three passes for 25 yards, and recorded five tackles and one tackle for a loss in the blowout win for SOC. The Bears (3-3) held a team scoreless for the second week in a row.

WR Jalen Guyton: Allen 44, Hebron 10. Guyton was limited to just one catch for 40 yards, but Allen (7-0) stayed undefeated.

DT Elijah Taylor and OL Tommy Kraemer: Cincinnati Moeller 26, Elder 17. Taylor’s Moeller team won the matchup between two Irish commitments. Taylor made seven tackles and one sack in the win for Moeller (6-1). Elder dropped to 4-3 with the loss.

S Nicco Fertitta: Bishop Gorman 77, Durango 0. Fertitta made four tackles in limited play as Gorman (8-0) cruised against a local opponent.

OL Tristen Hoge: Highland 38, Skyline 15. Highland scored 35 points in the first half behind Hoge at center. The Rams (7-0) racked up 384 yards of offense in the win.

DE Bo Wallace: John Curtis 27, St. Charles Catholic 21. Wallace left the game in the fourth quarter with an ankle injury but not before recording nine tackles for John Curtis (5-1).

OL Jerry Tillery: Evangel Christian 48, Green Oaks 10. Tillery and the Evangel offensive line cleared the way for 338 rushing yards. The Eagles moved to 3-3 on the season.

DT Micah Dew-Treadway: Homewood-Flossmoor 35, Bolingbrook 28. Dew-Treadway tallied six tackles and four quarterback hurries in a tough home loss. Bolingbrook (5-2) had won five straight games.

CB Ashton White: Good Counsel 45, Bishop McNamara 21. White recorded five tackles in the loss for Bishop McNamara (2-4).

DT Brandon Tiassum: Monrovia 60, Park Tudor 18. Tiassum made seven tackles and recorded a sack in another loss for Park Tudor (1-7).

*Stats reported were provided by the players or the following news organizations: MaxPreps, Shreveport Times, Idaho State Journal, Dallas Morning News, Northwest Herald, Los Angeles Daily News,


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Notre Dame quarterback commit Brandon Wimbush threw four touchdown passes in his first game as an Irish commit. (Photo courtesy of Student Sports)