As the Notre Dame team gear up for their game against Alabama Crimson Tide, in their BCS Championship game, they’ve received some further great news as the number two running back in the US, Greg Bryant.

Having committed to Oklahoma earlier this year Bryant made a verbal commitment for the recruiting class of 2013 over the past weekend. Bryant is ranked as the second up and coming running back behind Kevin Taylor (who has already signed on to the Florida Gators.

The Fighting Irish won out over the Auburn Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, Oklahoma Sooners and South Carolina Gamecocks, according to Bryant is the 22nd to sign on for Notre Dame and already it’s looking like one of the best teams in the country.

Here’s what the class of 2013 will look like -

Five-star OLB Jaylon Smith (Fort Wayne, Ind./Bishop Luers)*
Four-star RB Greg Bryant (Delray Beach, Fla./American Heritage-Boca-Delray)*
Four-star WR Torii Hunter Jr. (Prosper, Texas/Prosper)*
Four-star OLB Alex Anzalone (Wyomissing, Pa./Wyomissing)*
Four-star OT Colin McGovern (New Lenox, Ill./Lincoln-Way West)*
Four-star OT Hunter Bivin (Owensboro, Ky./Apollo)*
Four-star DE Isaac Rochell (McDonough, Ga./Eagles Landing Christian Academy)*
Four-star OLB Doug Randolph (Woodberry Forest, Va./Woodberry Forest)*
Four-star QB-DT Malik Zaire (Kettering, Ohio/Archbishop Alter)**
Four-star CB Devin Butler (Washington/Gonzaga)**
Four-star RB Jamel James (Katy, Texas/Cinco Ranch)**
Four-star TE-Y Mike Heuerman (Naples, Fla./Barron Collier)**
Four-star ATH Rashad Kinlaw (Galloway, N.J./Absegami)
Four-star ATH James Onwualu (St. Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham)
Four-star OT Mike McGlinchey (Philadelphia/William Penn)
Four-star ILB Michael Deeb (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage)
Four-star OT Steve Elmer (Midland, Mich./Midland)
Four-star CB Cole Luke (Chandler, Ariz./Hamilton)
Three-star OT John Montelus (Everett, Mass./Everett)
Three-star WR Corey Robinson (San Antonio/San Antonio Christian)
Three-star TE-Y Jacob Matuska (Columbus, Ohio/Bishop Hartley)
Three-star WR William Fuller (Philadelphia/Roman Catholic)

Source ESPN


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