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Hayes Explains Irish Decision

Jay Hayes

Four-star lineman Jay Hayes of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Poly Prep made his commitment to Notre Dame on Wednesday, and the class of 2014 standout explained why the Irish were the right choice, and why he wanted to end his recruitment so early.

Class of 2014 Brooklyn (N.Y.) Poly Prep four-star athlete Jay Hayes didn't even need to step on Notre Dame's campus to know the school was the right place for him. The 6-foot-5, 275-pound Hayes, who is rated as an offensive tackle but was recruited to play defensive end for the Irish, spent enough time speaking with Irish defensive coordinator Bob Diaco and researching the school he was ready to... Recommended Stories