Torii Hunter Jr. wanted to see what Notre Dame was like on a game day, so he traveled there for a visit this weekend.
He found it perfect, so prior to leaving campus he decided to end his recruitment.
"Yes, I committed," said Hunter, a receiver at Prosper (Texas) High. "I wanted to see the game day atmosphere and I experienced, and it was awesome. They have fan support for the team, win or lose. The Notre Dame network is worldwide."
Hunter will head to Notre Dame to play receiver, and also follow in the footsteps of his major league baseball-playing father, Torii Hunter.
But more than the athletics, Hunter was attracted to the degree Notre Dame offers. "Being an athlete, they're going to make sure you do what you have to do to graduate," he said. "That's big for me to have a degree from Notre Dame. That's big."
Hunter was hosted by freshman receiver Justin Ferguson, and the two got along well.
"The last time I came up (in the summer) I talked with him and got to met him and he ...