Saturday wasn’t the first Notre Dame visit for Round Rock (Texas) high school four-star wide receiver Collin Sullivan, but it was the first time he was inside Notre Dame Stadium for game day.
The 6-1, 185-pounder and his parents were initially in town a couple of years ago and then returned again this past summer for Notre Dame’s Elite Skills Camp. Sullivan and his mother were once again back in South Bend this weekend to watch the Fighting Irish take on Vanderbilt.
“It was nice that they got the win,” said Sullivan, the nation’s No. 219 overall player in the class of 2020. “The atmosphere was amazing. It’s impressive that every game is sold out and it’s cool for the team to have that kind of support.”
Sullivan was clearly cheering for the Fighting Irish, as Notre Dame defeated the Commodores 22-17 and improved to 3-0 on the season. He liked what he saw from the offense and singled out wide receivers Miles Boykin and Chase Claypool, calling them “solid.”
While on campus, Sullivan had multiple conversations with the Notre Dame coaching staff and wide receivers coach DelVaughn Alexander in particular. Heading into the weekend, Sullivan held scholarship offers from 10 schools including Arizona, Arkansas, Boston College, Oregon, Texas, Northwestern and a couple of others. He was hoping to pick up an offer from Notre Dame, but that isn’t quite on the table yet.
“We had good conversations,” said Sullivan. “I really don’t want to report all that was said, but I know that they really like me and think I’m a Notre Dame fit.”
Sullivan enjoyed his second trip to Notre Dame and will look to eventually get back on campus, especially if the Irish. His mother had a great time as well and will return with him in the future if things work out.
“She had fun,” said Sullivan of his mother. “She’s never been to a Notre Dame game, so it was cool.”
In the future, look for Sullivan to head to Texas, Baylor and Arkansas this fall. He’s looking to see a couple of game day visits at those three schools as well.
As a side note, Sullivan’s parents actually met at Notre Dame during a convention. His mother spent years in the Hoosier State, attended Indiana University, and spent some time in South Bend.
Per the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Sullivan is the No. 38 wide receiver in the country and No. 28 prospect in Texas from the 2020 class.
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