2018 Notre Dame Football Recruiting Class

Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly speaks to the media at the Guglielmino Athletics Complex Wednesday in South Bend. The Fighting Irish coaches were taking part in festivities for National Signing Day. (By Tom Davis of News-Sentinel.com)

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame completed its 2018 recruiting class Wednesday by adding six more student-athletes to the 21 previously signed in the early signing period in December.

“It’s probably from an across the board depth standpoint on the back end of our defense and at the wide receiver position,” veteran Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly said Wednesday, “an area that I feel is good about as any class that we’ve recruited here at Notre Dame. Now, look, they’re all young players, and they’ve got to prove themselves. But I think when I walk away at the end of the day and take a step back, those two areas I feel really good about relative to what we’ve done there.”

Kelly added commitments Wednesday from a pair of offensive linemen (Jarrett Patterson, Laguna Hills, Calif. and Luke Jones, Little Rock, Arkansas), a wide receiver (Lawrence Keys, New Orleans), a running back (C’Bo Flemister, Williamson, Georgia), and a pair of Washington, D.C.-area defensive backs (DJ Brown and Noah Boykin).

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In all, the Irish added four offensive linemen in this class, four wide receivers, a couple of tight ends, a quarterback, two running backs, three defensive linemen, four linebackers, two safeties (though Houston Griffith has the versatility to play either cornerback or safety) and five cornerbacks (though Tariq Bracy has the versatility to potentially move to running back, while Joe Wilkins Jr. could also move to wide receiver).

Those newcomers also will be joined by former Navy safety Alohi Gilman, who will be eligible in the fall.

Here is a look at the 2018 Notre Dame football recruiting class:

Jayson Ademilola – DL 6-3 288 Jackson, NJ/St. Peter’s Prep

Justin Ademilola – DL 6-2 246 Jackson, NJ/St. Peter’s Prep

Derrik Allen – DB 6-2 215 Marietta, GA/Lassiter

Kevin Austin – WR 6-2 197 Ft. Lauderdale, FL/North Broward Prep

Bo Bauer – LB 6-2 212 Harborcreek, PA/Cathedral Prep

Tariq Bracy – DB 5-11 170 Milpitas, CA/Milpitas

DJ Brown – DB 6-1 180 Annapolis, MD/St. John’s College

Noah Boykin – DB 6-2 176 Washington, DC/Howard D. Woodson

John Dirksen – OL 6-5 303 Maria Stein, OH/Marion Local

C’Bo Flemister – RB 5-11 190 Williamson, GA/Pike County

Ja-Mion Franklin – DL 6-1 296 Ridgely, MD/North Caroline

Houston Griffith – DB 6-0 194 Chicago, IL/IMG Academy (FL)

Luke Jones – OL 6-5 289 Little Rock, AR/Pulaski Academy

Micah Jones – WR 6-5 202 Gurnee, IL/Warren

Phil Jurkovec – QB 6-5 204 Pittsburgh, PA/Pine-Richland

Lawrence Keys III – WR 5-11 170 New Orleans, LA/McDonogh 35

Jack Lamb – LB 6-3 211 Temecula, CA/Great Oak

Braden Lenzy – WR 6-0 175 Tigard, OR/Tigard Senior

Cole Mabry – OL 6-5 275 Brentwood, TN/Brentwood

Paul Moala – DB 5-11 196 Mishawaka, IN/Penn

Ovie Oghoufo – LB 6-3 208 Lathrup Village, MI/Harrison

Jarrett Patterson – OL 6-4 280 Laguna Hills, CA/Mission Viejo

Shayne Simon – LB 6-3 212 West Orange, NJ/St. Peter’s Prep

Jahmir Smith – RB 5-10 198 Sanford, NC/Lee County

George Takacs – TE 6-6 244 Naples, FL/Gulf Coast

Tommy Tremble – TE 6-3 224 Johns Creek, GA/Wesleyan

Joe Wilkins Jr. – DB 6-2 180 North Fort Myers, FL/North Fort Myers

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