Notre Dame football has new Power 4 rival for latest QB commit

Noah Grubbs said he was 'all in' on Notre Dame football, but there's still a Big Ten power coming after the Irish quarterback commit.
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The Notre Dame football team just got what it thought was good news regarding Noah Grubbs. The 4-star quarterback commit said he was “all in” on the Irish. He apparently put to bed rumors that he was looking elsewhere. But it turns out he might actually be looking elsewhere.

What’s worse for the Golden Domers is that the “elsewhere” he’s looking is one of the best teams in the country. It’s also a place that the best quarterbacks in the country often end up. And suddenly Marcus Freeman and company might be in a fight against a Big Ten power.

247Sports analyst Bill Kurelic believes that the Ohio State Buckeyes have officially entered the picture. They’ve entered the picture to the point where Grubbs might be taking an official visit to Columbus. And that is a good indicator of just how long Notre Dame football has to fight to keep the 2026 gunslinger in the fold.

Notre Dame football has Big Ten power in its sights in fight for Noah Grubbs

If Grubbs does go to Columbus for an official visit, it won’t be the first time. He took an unofficial back in March before he’d pulled the trigger for the Irish. But a visit later this summer or even in the fall will mean more. 

Kurelic went on to add that Ohio State isn’t the only team that could still get a visit from Grubbs. Florida and North Carolina could also see him come to town. 

Of course, Kurelic’s article wasn’t all bad news for the Fighting Irish. The article also said that Grubbs has been busy over the last few weeks doing some serious peer recruiting.

It is of course possible that there’s nothing to worry about. Like Deuce Knight he could be looking at other schools just to make sure that he’s concrete in his commitment to Notre Dame football. That would certainly be the best outcome for the Fighting Irish.