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The Notre Dame football team will announce its latest commitment class of prospective student-athletes on Wednesday, Feb. 1 - and UND.com will be there to provide exclusive live coverage throughout the day with Signing Day 2012, presented by Xfinity.

Through the video player on this page, fans will get the first official word of the reception of letters-of-intent from the future freshmen class of 2012, see interviews with Notre Dame's early enrollees, watch video highlights of each signee and get analysis from coaches and former Irish All-Americans Reggie Brooks and Mirko Jurkovic.

The official Notre Dame Twitter accounts will be active throughout the day and fans are encouraged to join into und.com's Live Blog to provide commentary and questions.

The coverage will begin at 7:00 a.m. ET and continue through Coach Kelly's official press conference, at approximately 1:00 p.m. ET.

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2012 Notre Dame Football National Letter-of-Intent Signees
 NamePos.Ht.Wt.Hometown
(Previous School)
Time SignedHighlightsMaxPreps
Bio
Nick BarattiDB6-2200Tomball, TX
(Klein Oak)
9:13 am Watch View
Chris BrownWR6-2175Hanahan, SC
(Hanahan)
7:55 am Watch View
Scott DalyLS6-3245Downers Grove, IL
(South)
8:14 am Watch View
Sheldon DayDL6-2275Indianapolis, IN
(Warren Central)
enrolledWatch View
Justin FergusonWR6-2205Pembroke Pines, FL
(Flanagan)
7:28 am Watch View
Mark HarrellOL6-5270Charlotte, NC
(Catholic)
7:20 am Watch View
Jarron JonesDL6-6298Rochester, NY
(Aquinas Institute)
8:31 am Watch View
Gunner KielQB6-4220Columbus, IN
(East)
enrolled Watch View
Will MahoneRB6-0210Austintown, OH
(Fitch)
8:05 am Watch View
Davonte NealWR5-10175Scottsdale, AZ
(Chaparral)
Feb. 21 Watch View
Romeo OkwaraLB6-4240Charlotte, NC
(Ardrey Kell)
7:15 am Watch View
C.J. ProsiseDB6-0205Petersburg, VA
(Woodberry Forest)
7:45 am Watch View
KeiVarae RussellRB6-0177Everett, WA
(Mariner)
11:21 am Watch View
Tee ShepardDB6-1175Fresno, CA
(Washington Union)
enrolled Watch View
Elijah ShumateDB6-1205East Orange, NJ
(Don Bosco Prep)
9:23 am Watch View
Ronnie StanleyOL6-6285Las Vegas, NV
(Bishop Gorman)
11:46 am Watch View
John TurnerDB6-0206Indianapolis, IN
(Cathedral)
7:10 am Watch View
 
2012 Notre Dame Football Student-Athlete Transfer
 NamePos.Ht.Wt.Hometown
(Previous Schools)
Time SignedUSC
Bio
MaxPreps
Bio
Amir CarlisleRB5-10180Santa Clara, CA
(Kings Academy / USC)
enrolled View View
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  A Look Back at Notre Dame's Last Five Signing Day Classes
Year Ranks* Players With Most Career Starts
2011 2/10/8/9 Aaron Lynch, Stephon Tuitt, Troy Niklas
2010 7/14/19/21 TJ Jones, Tommy Rees, Louis Nix III
2009 16/21/23/14 Manti Te'o, Zack Martin, Tyler Eifert
2008 2/2/2/9 Michael Floyd, Trevor Robinson, Ethan Johnson
2007 7/8/11/8 Harrison Smith, Jimmy Clausen, Kerry Neal
  * - National class rankings by MaxPreps/Rivals/Scout/ESPN
More Past Signing Day Classes:
2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

Far and Wide: Home States of Notre Dame Signees (2000-2011)

State
(37 total)
No. of Signees Most Career Starts
(or Games)
Most Recent NFL Players*
(38 total)
Florida 24 Sam Young ('06) Aaron Lynch ('11)
Anthony Rabasa ('11)
Armando Allen Jr. ('07)
Ian Williams ('07)
Sam Young ('06)
Abram Elam ('00)
California 22 Derek Landri ('02) George Atkinson III ('11)
Josh Atkinson ('11)
Troy Niklas ('11)
Jimmy Clausen ('07)
Derek Landri ('02)
Ohio 21 Brady Quinn ('03) Brad Carrico ('11)
Jarrett Grace ('11)
Eilar Hardy ('11)
Chase Hounshell ('11)
Kyle Rudolph ('08)
David Bruton ('05)
Kyle McCarthy ('05)
Brady Quinn ('03)
Chinedum Ndukwe ('03)
Illinois 19 Tom Zbikowski ('03) DaVaris Daniels ('11) Sergio Brown ('06)
Tom Zbikowski ('03)
Dan Santucci ('02)
Corey Mays ('01)
Dan Stevenson ('01)
Jerome Collins ('00)
Mike Goolsby ('00)
New Jersey 19 Kyle Budinscak ('00) Bennett Jackson ('10) Greg Olsen ('03)
Anthony Fasano ('02)
Pennsylvania 14 Darrin Walls ('06) Ben Koyack ('11) Darrin Walls ('06)
Maurice Stovall ('02)
Texas 14 Bob Morton ('02) Jalen Brown ('11)
Cam McDaniel ('11)
Vontez Duff ('00)
Carlyle Holiday ('00)
Indiana 13 Jeff Samardzija ('03) Nick Martin ('11)
Tony Springmann ('11)
 
Georgia 11 Mike Richardson ('02) Stephon Tuitt ('11) Mike Richardson ('02)
Darius Walker ('04)
Minnesota 9 Ryan Harris ('03) Michael Floyd ('08) John Carlson ('03)
Trevor Laws ('03)
Ryan Harris ('03)
Mark LeVoir ('01)
Connecticut 7 John Sullivan ('03) Conor Hanratty ('11) John Sullivan ('03)
Michigan 7 David Grimes ('05) Kyle Brindza ('11) Ronald Talley ('04)
North Carolina 7 Kerry Neal ('07) Ben Councell ('11)
Matthias Farley ('11)
 
Tennessee 6 Harrison Smith ('07) Alex Bullard ('09) Golden Tate ('07)
Virginia 5 Carlos Campbell ('01) Deion Walker ('08)  
Kentucky 4 Austin Collinsworth ('10) Austin Collinsworth ('10)
Tate Nichols ('10)
 
Maryland 4 Victor Abiamiri ('03) Lane Clelland ('08) Victor Abiamiri ('03)
New York 4 Eric Olsen ('06) Ishaq Williams ('11) Eric Olsen ('06)
Ryan Grant ('01)
Alabama 3 Justin Tuck ('01) LaBrose Hedgmon II ('03)
Mitchell Thomas ('03)
Justin Tuck ('01)
Hawai'i 3 Manti Te'o ('09) Kona Schwenke ('10)  
Massachusetts 3 Zachary Giles ('01) Barry Gallup Jr. ('06)  
Missouri 3 Paddy Mullen ('06) Paddy Mullen ('06)
Munir Prince ('06)
 
Oklahoma 2 George West Jr. ('06) Matt Romine ('07)  
South Carolina 2 Gary Gray ('07) Everett Golson ('11)  
Wisconsin 2 Greg Pauly ('00) Brian Beidatsch ('01)  
Arizona 1 John Kadous ('04) John Kadous ('04)  
Arkansas 1 Bartley Webb ('06) Bartley Webb ('06)  
Colorado 1 Danny Spond ('10) Danny Spond ('10)  
Iowa 1 Scott Raridon ('02) Scott Raridon ('02)  
Kansas 1 Brian Smith ('07) Brian Smith ('07) Brian Smith ('07)
Nebraska 1 Trevor Robinson ('08) Trevor Robinson ('08)  
Nevada 1 Jashaad Gaines ('06) Jashaad Gaines ('06)  
New Mexico 1 Matt Hegarty ('11) Matt Hegarty ('11)  
Oregon 1 Ethan Johnson ('08) Ethan Johnson ('08)  
Utah 1 Chris Badger ('10) Chris Badger ('10)  
Washington 1 Cory Jones ('01) Cory Jones ('01)  
West Virginia 1 Ronnie Rodamer ('00) Ronnie Rodamer ('00)  
* - Players who were either selected in the NFL Draft or played in at least 1 NFL regular-season game.

Event Calendar

Delta

September 4
TBA
Texas
Austin, Texas

TBA
September 10
TBA
Nevada
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 17
TBA
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 24
TBA
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 1
TBA
Syracuse
East Rutherford, N.J.(MetLife Stadium)

TBA
October 8
TBA
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C.

TBA
October 15
TBA
Stanford
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 29
TBA
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 5
11:30 AM
Navy
Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field)

CBS
November 12
TBA
Army
San Antonio, Texas(Alamodome)

NBC
November 19
TBA
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 26
TBA
USC
Los Angeles, Calif.

TBA

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