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Robinson Commits To Notre Dame

Recruiting works in waves and Notre Dame certainly has the momentum following its junior day event this past weekend.

After landing verbal commitments from offensive linemen Hunter Bivin, Mike McGlinchey, Colin McGovern, quarterback Malik Zaire and cornerback Rashad Kinlaw, Notre Dame has added its sixth pledge of the weekend.

"(Corey Robinson has committed to Notre Dame). It's official," Christian Academy wide receivers coach Brandon Parrott reported via text. "

"Absolutely perfect fit," he added about his player. "Notre Dame just got a huge gift that's going to get better with time."

The 6-4, 195-pound wide receiver also had offers from Iowa and North Carolina, and despite originally saying he wanted to wait until he had an opportunity to see other schools, the first impression of Notre Dame made for quite the lasting one.

"I enjoyed how the coaches and players were extremely friendly," Robinson, the son of NBA Hall of Famer David, first told BlueandGold.com following his visit. "They were kind of like me, and that's something I want when I look at the school. I enjoy being around new people, and my dad and I were both very pleased."

Robinson didn't have any other trips planned at the time, but he decided to take a day trip to Wake Forest on Tuesday. While heading back home, he decided to make the call to Notre Dame after deciding he saw all he needed to see.

The plan may have been to see other programs and the Irish coaching staff was respectful of the Texas native's timeline, which also turned out to be a positive for the Robinson camp.

"I can definitely see myself going to Notre Dame," he said after the visit. "It has the same values that my dad and I am looking for. We're looking for a school with values and I like everything about it."

Now he will see himself at Notre Dame.

Future Connection

Quarterback commit Malik Zaire provided his comments to BlueandGold.com in response to the ninth commitment of the 2013 recruiting class and future wide receiver target.

“I thought he had a Notre Dame type of personality,” the nation’s No. 4 dual-threat quarterback said. “He fits and understands the value of not only being a Notre Dame football player, but a Notre Dame graduate. I think we both share that in common already and I’m excited about playing with him.”

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