You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Irish Insights


Big start for Irish's 2015 recruiting class

Notre Dame started its 2015 recruiting class in a big way Saturday.

The Irish received an oral commitment from offensive tackle Jerry Tillery, who announced his decision on his Twitter account.

"I am committed to the University of Notre Dame. #GoIrish," Tillery wrote.

The 6-foot-7, 332-pounder from Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, La., is rated at four-star prospect by 247Sports.

He is also listed as the No. 74 overall recruit, No. 5 offensive tackle and No. 3 player in Louisiana by 247Sports.

Tillery is the first member of the Irish's 2015 recruiting class.