Scout's Take: Equanimeous St. Brown to Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown could help a program his freshman season. ESPN, AP Photo

One of the nation’s most unique recruits is headed to South Bend, as wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown announced his commitment to Notre Dame on Wednesday. St. Brown, the nation’s No. 9 wideout and No. 63 overall prospect, is trilingual, speaking German, French and English, and is the son of former Mr. Universe, John Brown. The 6-foot-5, 205-pound receiver selected the Fighting Irish over offers from Stanford, UCLA, USC and Utah.

"Notre Dame showed that they really wanted me," St. Brown said after the announcement. "I really like Coach [Brian] Kelly ... I feel that Notre Dame will help me pursue my dreams."

Commitment impact: Notre Dame continues to stockpile pass-catchers in this class. St. Brown is the fourth wide receiver commitment for the Fighting Irish, joining four-star receivers Miles Boykin, C.J. Sanders and Jalen Guyton. That group will be added to the nation’s No. 1 tight end, Alize Jones. This commitment also gives Notre Dame an advantage when it comes to recruiting St. Brown’s two younger brothers, Osiris and Amon-Ra, a 2017 wide receiver and 2018 athlete, respectively, who already hold multiple scholarship offers. It’s also important for Notre Dame to continue putting its footprint in California, as the Fighting Irish had signed a top-10 prospect from the Golden State in each of the past three years, but was in danger of missing out before St. Brown’s commitment.

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