3-star athlete picks Notre Dame

Notre Dame added another piece to its recruiting class Tuesday, earning a verbal commitment from three-star athlete Danny Mattingly (Spokane, Wash./Mead). One of the most highly recruited prep athletes to come out of an area that has produced plenty of top athletes, Mattingly earned offers from programs such as Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, UCLA, Utah and Washington. But the Fighting Irish always held a special place for the 6-foot-5, 225-pound two-way standout, and on an unofficial visit to Notre Dame, he made his commitment.

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