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Illinois Football Recruiting: Notre Dame Offer Ian Bunting


2014 tight end Ian Bunting received an offer from the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on February 23rd. This brings his total number of offers to nine.

The other teams to have offered at him include: Vanderbilt, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Northwestern, Oregon, and Purdue.

Out of his nine offers, it is projected that Bunting is heavily interested in the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the Oregon Ducks, and the Vanderbilt Commodores.

Bunting is a 6’6″, 210 pound tight end from Hinsdale, Illinois. He is currently a junior at Hinsdale Central High School.

The Hinsdale Central Red Devils made it into the Class 8A Illinois State Playoffs. They lost to the Oak Park-River Forest Huskies, 24-28, in their first round game.

As a junior in 2012, Bunting recorded 412 receiving yards on 16 receptions and four touchdowns.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 11th in the state of Illinois and 38th among tight ends by 247Sports.

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