Offer Report: 2019 RB Sampson James

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

An in-state running back reported a Notre Dame offer Saturday following a campus visit for junior day. ND Insider takes a closer look at 2019 recruit Sampson James.


Junior stats: 243 carries for 1,782 yards and 20 touchdowns; 16 catches for 185 yards and two touchdowns; seven two-point conversions.

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 7 running back.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 22 running back.

Notable offers: Ohio State, Michigan, Iowa, Purdue and Indiana.

Notre Dame connection: Before visiting for Saturday’s junior day, James was on Notre Dame’s campus for the Irish Invasion last June and the Temple game in September.

Below are junior highlights of James via Hudl.

Truly blessed to receive an offer from The University of Notre Dame today thanks to @CoachBrianKelly@autrydenson@NDFootball#GoIrish☘️

— Sampson (@Sjames_2) January 28, 2018

Sampson James, left, and Nathaniel James exit the field following the Notre Dame-Temple game in 2017. (Tribune Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN)