February 27, 2007

Beal gets a big offer

Roxbury, N.J., linebacker Brendan Beal has collected an impressive list of early offers. Schools like Ohio State, Boston College, Nebraska, Pittsburgh and Rutgers wasted no time putting in their bid for the 6-foot-4, 235-pounder.

One of Beal's early favorites was missing from that list until Friday when he received a text message from Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis.

"I called him right away and he must have saw that Ohio State offered me the day before," Beal said. "I told him Notre Dame was the one I was waiting for and he said 'you got it.' I was shaking at that point; I was on top of the world."

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