Offer Report: Pair of defensive backs add Notre Dame offers

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

A pair of 2017 defensive back recruits reported Notre Dame offers Wednesday. ND Insider takes a closer look at Jaiden Cole and Elijah Hicks.

• S JAIDEN COLE, 6-1, 195; MONROE (LA.) NEVILLE.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 47 athlete.

Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 47 athlete.

Top offers: Arkansas, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Washington.

Below are highlights from Cole’s junior season via Hudl.

Blessed to receive an offer from The University of Notre Dame pic.twitter.com/zyJqS6vrfK

— Jaiden Cole (@JayCole_11) August 3, 2016

• CB ELIJAH HICKS, 6-0, 170; LA MIRADA (CALIF.) HIGH.

Junior stats: 25 catches for 323 yards and four touchdowns; 45 tackles, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 82 cornerback.

Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 41 athlete.

Top offers: USC, UCLA, Oregon, Washington and California.

Notre Dame connection: Hicks attends the same high school as Irish tight end Tyler Luatua.

Below are junior highlights of Hicks via Hudl.

Received Another Offer And Great Blessing From Notre Dame ☘ pic.twitter.com/VvWwD6wVOF

— ELIJAH HICKS (@ELITHEMAN1) August 4, 2016

Cornerback Elijah Hicks, a 2017 recruit, committed to Notre Dame in October. (Photo courtesy of Student Sports)