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Actor, son of ex-NFL star commits to Notre Dame

The Fighting Irish add to their Class of 2015. Dave Miller

Print This May 06, 2014, 08:00 PM EST

Remember the actor who played the younger version of Ray Charles in the 2004 movie "Ray?"

On Tuesday, the thespian committed to play football at Notre Dame.

C.J. Sanders, a wide receiver product from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA, gave a verbal pledge to the Fighting Irish. The 5-10, 176-pounder, who also had offers from major powers such as USC, Stanford and Georgia, is the eighth member of Brian Kelly's 2015 class.

Not only is Sanders famous for his role in the movie starring Jamie Foxx as well as for parts in various television series, but he is the son of former NFL wide receiver Chris Sanders and the stepson of former NFL safety Corey Harris.

Clip courtesy of the MOVIECLIPS YouTube page.

CLICK HERE for Sanders' IMDb Page

Dave Miller, the college football editor and writer for the National Football Post, is on Twitter @Miller_Dave.

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