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The Crootin' Podcast | 2023 Notre Dame DE Commit Keon Keeley

August 2, 2021

2023 Berkeley Prep (Fla.) defensive end Keon Keeley‍ joins The Crootin’ Podcast this week to discuss his recruitment and explain why he chose to commit to Notre Dame in June. 

(Click the play button in the above photo to listen) 

:47 - Virtual Recruiting
1:47 - Recruitment 
3:00 - Notre Dame Visit 
5:06 - Director of Defensive Recruiting Chad Bowden’s impact
5:42 - Defensive line coach Mike Elston
7:40 - Defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman
9:10 - Getting his mother’s approval to make Notre Dame commitment
10:20 - Off the field opportunities at Notre Dame 
11:30 - Commitment reaction from the staff
12:30 - Why committing early was important 
13:32 - How the Berkeley Prep experience has prepared him for college 
14:57 - On the rare opportunity to be able to attend Notre Dame with his best friend
17:10 - Goals for junior season
18:45 - Relationship with fellow 2023 DE commit Brenan Vernon‍ 
20:08 - Who is recruiting to Notre Dame

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