The LOI's are in and the colors have been donned: National Signing Day 2011 is officially over.
And with that, Notre Dame has added 23 players to it's roster. 23 very talented and solid players.
Brian Kelly and his staff have officially signed one of the countries' best classes, scouring the country in search of not only the best talents, but the best kids as well. With this class, they have exceeded expectations and more in Kelly's first full-recruiting cycle.
Headlined by multiple five-star talents, noise has been made. Notre Dame may not be back on the field just yet, but they are here to stay among the big boys on the recruiting trail.
Many questioned just how well the new Irish coach would handle the national recruiting job. However, thanks in part to his ruthless staff, Kelly has proven any doubters wrong with 23 signatures this morning.
Although it may not exactly be a top five class, there is no question that it belongs in the top ten. With that said, let's take a look at the ten most crucial gets in this class and just how great they make the group coming in.