Irish gain pledge from 2014 DL Jay Hayes 

November, 7, 2012
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The last week has been quite kind to the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame picked up another commitment Wednesday, this one coming in the 2014 class.

Two-way lineman Jay Hayes (Brooklyn, N.Y./Poly Prep) committed to the Fighting Irish Wednesday morning.

"Just the academic opportunity and the best program in the nation for now and years to come,” Hayes wrote in a text message explaining why he committed. “Go Fighting Irish."

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