Davonte Neal is going to transfer from Notre Dame to, most likely, a Pac-12 school. The news was broke on Twitter by Jason Sapp of Blue & Gold Illustrated:
BREAKING: Davonte' Neal transferring from #NotreDame. All the details inside... (VIP) bit.ly/ZpfQQD #ND #Irish
— Jason Sapp (@BGI_JasonSapp) March 27, 2013
The reason is one that may sound somewhat familiar with Irish fans (if you've been paying attention to Notre Dame football for the past few years). Neal has a new baby with his girlfriend back in his home state of Arizona and wants to be closer to the baby and his girlfriend.
As a father and in my mind, this is a perfectly reasonable action on Neal's part. As a fan, all I can do is say- well, I'll save the profanities for another time.
I know people will look back and dissect the way Neal's recruitment went down and use that as any basis to their reasons why "they saw this coming" or that they "are not shocked" and give him a slight, subtle, yet g...