- Craig Haubert, RecruitingNation
2006 had the makings of a big year for Mike Ragone, the two-way star at Camden Catholic High in New Jersey. Following his junior season, the ESPN 150 tight end had plenty of interest, but just one offer, from in-state Rutgers.
After a trip to Notre Dame in January for a junior day, he received an off there and then things started to pick up. The Fighting Irish offered Ragone, and soon after so did many other schools.
Then, in mid-March during a wrestling match, Ragone tore the ACL in his right knee.
Before the injury, Ragone, like most young people, thought he was invincible.
Get to know ESPN 150 tight end Mike Ragone, a Notre Dame commit out of Camden Catholic in Cherry Hill, N.J.