Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 3/28/13
Davonte' Neal's winding journey is about to take another twist. Notre Dame announced Tuesday that Neal, a 2011 high school All-American from Scottsdale Chaparral and five-star recruit in the 2012 class, is leaving the school after one year. As you might recall, Neal's signing with Notre Dame came only after a protracted drama involving a gymnasium full of elementary school students who had gathered to witness Neal's Letter of Intent signing -- 20 days after National Signing Day -- only to be kept waiting for more than an hour when Neal failed to show. Neal reportedly had narrowed his choices to Notre Dame and Arizona -- and his no-show was reportedly precipitated by a difference of opinion between him and his father, Luke. Later in the same day, Neal told a group of reporters he was headed to Notre Dame. Less than a week later, Neal switched high schools, transferring from Chaparral to Phoenix Central to finish the school year (Chaparral had already won the Division II state cha...
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