April 2, 2007

ND vaults into lead pack for Brown

Most of Jeremy Brown's offers came without much warning. Such was the case last week when the 5-foot-11, 178-pound cornerback out of Orlando, Fla., received an offer from Notre Dame.

"Last week Charlie Weis was talking to my coach and then I talked to (Weis) and he offered me a scholarship," said Brown. "It kind of came out of nowhere like the rest of my offers. I'll be getting letters and then all of a sudden they offer."

Brown, who holds offers from Florida, Auburn, LSU, Tennessee and several others, said the offer from Notre Dame was a pleasant surprise.

"I was blown away," he said. "That school has so much tradition and a winning prestige. I was very excited and my family and friends were excited for me."

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