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Ishaq Williams has made his choice.
The 6-foot-6, 220-pound DE/TE from Brooklyn Lincoln has verbally pledged to Notre Dame over Syracuse and Penn State, a Lincoln source told SNY’s Sal Miciotta.
“Ishaq is Irish,” his father, Shaun Williams, reportedly posted on Twitter. “See you in South Bend.”
Williams, who led Lincoln to the city championship game for the first time in 17 years, was supposed to have taken an official to Penn State this weekend, but opted to forego the visit and commit to the Irish instead.
“He woke up this morning and decided he didn’t even want to make his official visit to Penn State this weekend,” Lincoln athletic director Renan Ebeid told Miciotta. “He wants to go to Notre Dame. He’s excited this whole process is over and looks forward to college.”
Rivals.com ranks Williams, who reportedly had over 30 scholarship offers at one juncture, as the No. 2 weakside defensive end in the Class of 2011.
He is Notre Dame’s 21st verbal commit for the Class of 2011.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.