The University of Notre Dame has landed a commitment from one of the top players in the country. 2022 All-American Junior Tuihalamaka from Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, California has verbally committed to the Irish. According to 247Sports Tuihalamaka is a four-star recruit and the No. 13 linebacker in the country.
The 2022 All-American announced his decision via his Twitter account.
— Niuafe Junior Tuihalamaka (@JuniorNiuafe) June 19, 2021
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