Why Michigan legacy, 5-star QB CJ Carr is trending to Irish in Crystal Ball

Notre Dame soccer is trending for CJ Carr within the 247Sports Crystal Ball forward of the Saline (Mich.) Excessive 2024 five-star quarterback’s scheduled announcement Thursday on CBS Sports activities HQ. The Combating Irish have continued to select up steam since former Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr’s grandson visited South Bend, Indiana, earlier this spring. Carr is the industry-generated 247Sports Composite’s No. 50 general prospect and fifth-rated quarterback in his class and can be a gem to construct round for Notre Dame head coach Marcus Freeman, if he certainly commits to the Irish.

247Sports director of recruiting Steve Wiltfong defined why Carr is trending to Notre Dame over Michigan and the way the Irish’s teaching workers has made a long-lasting impression on the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Wolverines legacy.

“5-star quarterback CJ Carr within the 2024 class, he will announce his faculty determination on CBS Sports activities HQ on Thursday at 7 p.m. japanese, and Notre Dame is trending on the 247Sports Crystal Ball for the Michigan legacy recruit,” Wiltfong stated on this week’s Wiltfong’s Whiparound. “He is clearly Lloyd Carr’s grandson. His father performed quarterback at Michigan. So, with that, there’s going to be plenty of immaturity and stupidity on Twitter on all sides if CJ Carr picks Notre Dame. Can we simply have a second the place this younger man — if he does choose Notre Dame, just like the Crystal Ball’s predicting — the place Notre Dame followers, they’re simply enthusiastic about CJ Carr coming in?

“And Michigan followers, it is a younger man that is dwelling his personal life. He isn’t dwelling the lifetime of different members of the family. And Notre Dame’s finished a terrific job of recruiting CJ Carr. He is been to camp a number of occasions. I do know he fell in love with the place, his first-ever time on campus, over a 12 months in the past. Was again in South Bend over the weekend for Irish Invasion. Tom Reese, Notre Dame’s offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach, has led the cost there. Marcus Freeman’s made a giant impression. The way in which Notre Dame’s recruited in 2023, with the No. 1 class within the nation, excites CJ Carr.

“The potential and trajectory of a program that is been within the School Soccer Playoff twice during the last 4 years, has gained over 10 ballgames 4 or 5 years in a row — I am already beginning to lose monitor. However Notre Dame’s been one of many premier soccer packages in faculty soccer, finished a superb job recruiting CJ Carr. I feel he desires to get slightly bit away from residence as a substitute of staying nearer to residence. So all of that going into Notre Dame’s favor. Let’s have a look at what the younger man does on Thursday on CBS Sports activities HQ.”

Carr can be Notre Dame’s third verbal commit for 2024, if his 247Sports Crystal Ball predictions ring true this week.

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Carr’s grandfather coached at Michigan from 1995-07, successful 5 Huge Ten Coach of the 12 months honors and the nationwide championship in 1997. Lloyd Carr was inducted into the School Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2011 and went 122-40 general with the Wolverines.