Notre Dame added a big commitment Saturday when four-star defenseman Devan Houston signed for the Fighting Irish at CBS Sports HQ. A native of Canada and a product of St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland, Houston has been involved with Notre Dame through UConn, Central Michigan, Michigan and Duke.
Houston is another superstar in Notre Dame’s ridiculous #1 recruiting class in 2023. The Fighting Irish have 12 commitments in the class, all of which are of the blue-chip variety. Houston is the fourth defender in Notre Dame’s class, joining top-150 prospects Keon Keeley, Brenan Vernon and Boubacar Traore.
Originally from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Houston is the younger brother of Michigan basketball player Caleb Houston. At 6-foot-5 and 270 pounds, Houston is the No. 192 overall player in the 247Sports Composite Ratings and the No. 26 defender.
“Explosive off the bat and fast on the ground,” wrote 247Sports National Recruiting Analyst Brian Dohn in Houston’s scouting report. “Exhibits approach speed when going downhill. Has active hands and shows solid technique with swimming and pivoting moves. Able to drop hips and win leverage fights and combines stack and shed ability with diversion along the line of scrimmage…multi-year old Starter in Top 20 program.Has late round NFL draft potential with ability to improve.
https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/notre-dame-football-recruiting-four-star-dl-devan-houstan-commits-as-fighting-irishs-top-class-gets-stronger/ Notre Dame football recruit: Four-star DL Devan Houston commits as Fighting Irish top flight strengthens