3 reasons why JaDon Blair's addition to Notre Dame football is massive

The Notre Dame football got themselves a massive commitment in the form of 4-star safety JaDon Bliar. Check out the breakdown as to why.
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The Notre Dame football team ended its slight cold streak recruiting-wise on Friday. The news of JaDon Blair’s commitment to the Fighting Irish was not a shock by any means, but officially giving his pledge allowed the fanbase to breathe a collective sigh of relief.

Blair officially announced his commitment on Friday afternoon. That gave the Irish the ability to celebrate Independence Day for one extra day. And they were able to do it without obnoxiously blowing stuff up for hours on end.

Notre Dame football lands a top safety in 2025 class

Right at the top of the list as to why the Notre Dame football team is celebrating Blair’s commitment is because he’s just a really, really good player. The 4-star safety according to Rivals, he had offers from all the top schools in the country. He’s considered the 7th best player in the state of North Carolina (meaning they got a win in ACC country) and the 160th best player in the entire class.

JaDon Blair commitment sticks a finger in the eye of Michigan

One of the biggest reasons why Notre Dame fans are excited to land him is because the program was able to steal him away from bitter rival Michigan. That rivalry got a bit bitter in the last few weeks, with one Wolverines beat writer calling ND commits “weird.”

Length is a big plus for the latest Notre Dame football commit

JaDon Blair standing 6-foot-4 as a safety is a big deal. One of the reasons why he’s so sought after is the reach someone like that can have roaming the Fighting Irish defensive backfield. 

Blair has already drawn comparisons to former Notre Dame football and current star Baltimore Ravens DB Kyle Hamilton. And that’s because he sets foot in South Bend.