Notre Dame Offer Highlights Special Connection For 2023 DL Kendrick Gilbert

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Notre Dame Offer Highlights Special Connection For 2023 DL Kendrick Gilbert

Kendrick Gilbert had just finished his fourth repetition of a one-on-one drill at Notre Dame’s Irish Invasion recruiting camp in early June when he heard a voice calling out to him. It was Notre Dame defensive line coach Mike Elston addressing the 6-5, 270-pound defensive lineman out of Indianapolis Cathedral High School’s class of 2023. Right there, in the middle of the field, in the middle of a drill, in the middle of arguably the most important football camp Gilbert has ever attended, Elston offered Gilbert a scholarship.