Originally posted on Subway Domer  |  Last updated 12/16/11

That was one hell of a senior video that Notre Dame made up for it's awards banquet. First, it helped guide Manti Te'o into coming back to Notre Dame for his senior year, and now it helped secure the verbal commitment of Ronnie Stanely for the 2012 class.

Here's how the Stanely commitment went down:

Never been to anything like this before. Literally 25 percent of student body here for Ronnie Stanley announcementThu Dec 15 21:54:30 via Twitter for iPhoneRaymond Brewer

Stanley enters classroom to cheers. All this for a verbal? Someone yells, take your talents to south beachThu Dec 15 22:01:26 via Twitter for iPhoneRaymond Brewer

It is official #NotreDame. Fittingly thanks God, his mom, ect. Nice kid. Very well thought outThu Dec 15 22:02:37 via Twitter for iPhoneRaymond Brewer

LeBron decided to take his talents, I'm taking my to South Bend, Indiana #NotreDameThu Dec 15 22:03:20 via Twitter for iPhoneRaymond Brewer

Stanley was inspired when watching a video on #NotreDame trip of players' mom talking about how proud they were on their sons. ....Thu Dec 15 22:19:48 via Twitter for iPhoneRaymond Brewer

Can't wait until his mom has her turn #NotreDameThu Dec 15 22:20:09 via Twitter for iPhoneRaymond Brewer

Welcome to ND Ronnie, and for those that haven'r seen it; here is that senior video:

With Stanley being the 16th commitment of this class, the Irish are getting more and more into a numbers crunch with this class. There are still a lot of big names out there, but how long do you wait?


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