There’s a 6-Star
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish added another member to its 2021 class with another flip. Josh Bryan, the nation’s top kicker, decommitted from the Colorado Buffaloes on Tuesday, and then committed to Notre Dame.
— Joshua Bryan (@Bryan9Joshua) November 18, 2020
When it comes to specialists, I don’t really care what Rivals, 247, and ESPN have to say. If you want to know about a kicker — you get the assessment from Chris Sailer and Sailer Kicking. Bryan is the #1 kicker in the country and a 6-Star recruit.
Josh is simply a phenomenal high school kicking prospect. A great athlete with big time college potential. He hits a pure ball on field goal off the ground. He gets big time lift on his ball and has 60+ yard range. His kickoffs are excellent, D1 ready. He drives the ball deep in the end zone with 4.0+ hang time. Also a capable punter. He is a major competitor that thrives under pressure. Josh continues to prove that he is the best kicker in America in the Class of 2021. I look forward to seeing what the future holds. A fine young man that is always a pleasure to work with. One of the hardest workers out there. Josh is a scholarship pick without a doubt. Big time prospect.
Jonathan Doerer has already stated that he will be using the NCAA waiver to return to Notre Dame for another year, so Notre Dame won’t HAVE to lean on a freshman kicker in 2021 — but competition is always a good thing.
This is the 21st commitment for Notre Dame’s 2021 class.
Bryan’s likelihood of committing was a terrible oversight in today’s OFD article, and he was obviously next.