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Notre Dame Football Recruiting

2025 QB Grayson Wilson Receives Serious Interest From Notre Dame, Others

February 26, 2023

Grayson Wilson‍ may not have a ton of offers yet, but the 2025 Arkansas quarterback is receiving serious interest from some of the sport’s biggest programs, including Notre Dame.

The 6-foot-3, 185-pounder has already accepted an invitation to Notre Dame’s Blue-Gold Game in South Bend on April 22nd.

Wilson’s former coach got him in contact with Notre Dame Director of Recruiting Chad Bowden.

“I call him every Wednesday while I'm at lunch at school, and he answers, and we just talk about different things about football, and he invited me to come up to the spring game,” Wilson said.

“He seems very exciting. He's very kind and considerate. I like him. I'll meet him at the spring game, hopefully.”

Wilson has early offers from Illinois and Central Arkansas.

“It really builds your self-confidence a lot, and you just go into situations knowing that people know who you are, and you can just try and build off of that to get more offers,” he says of the early offers.

“I've heard a lot about my athletic ability. I play multiple sports. I play basketball and baseball, and I'm a big dual-threat. I'm 6-3, 185, almost 190. I'm a good runner as well. I have a good deep ball too, but just the dual-threat as well.”

The message from the Irish is clear.

“They like me, they like to see where I'm going,” says Wilson. “They want me to go to their camp this summer. I'm going to hit a lot of schools this summer, and I'll be in South Bend, I'm pretty sure at some point.”

The Central Arkansas Christian standout calls Notre Dame “a great school.”

“It's very prestigious,” he says. “I'm just very flattered to have them trying to talk to me. I like Marcus Freeman, and then they hired a new quarterback coach from Wisconsin. I've just started keeping up with that, and it's exciting. I like it.”

Wilson is also excited about getting up to Notre Dame for the spring game.

“I'll be just looking at their facilities, what they have,” he says. “I'll be watching their quarterbacks and their coaches and how they interact with their quarterbacks. Also, what they help them with, and how the coaches interact with the players.”

Wilson has received interest from several other schools, including Arkansas, Baylor, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas A&M, and TCU.

As he said, he plans to visit many schools in the coming months.

“I'll definitely go down to TCU, Oklahoma,” he says. “I'll be in South Bend, and we'll go up to Illinois for a camp just to let offensive coordinator Barry Lunney see me throw. Then we would be back at Arkansas and maybe Tennessee. I don't know about Ole Miss; it's a maybe, and then Kansas State.”

Wilson has an idea of what he wants in a program.

“I'm looking for a school with good core values, good coaches, good facilities, but just a good team morale too. I don't want to go somewhere that has a history of not doing well. I want the best chance I can get of going to the pros out of wherever I go.”

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