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Notre Dame lands its first RB commit for the 2015 class

The Fighting Irish get a pledge from Pennsylvania native Adams. Dave Miller

Print This June 30, 2014, 01:20 PM EST

Notre Dame landed its first running back commit for its 2015 recruiting class on Monday when Josh Adams gave his verbal pledge to the Fighting Irish.

The 6-2, 200-pounder from Central Bucks South High School (Warrington, PA), who visited South Bend for the first time two weeks ago, is a three-star running back, according to Rivals.com.

Adams had offers from Stanford, Penn State, and Pittsburgh, among others. The Panthers were considered a leading contender for his services along with the Irish.

While his 2013 campaign was shortened because of a torn ACL, Adams recorded 255 rushes for 2,089 yards and 28 touchdowns as a sophomore.

With this new pledge, Notre Dame now has 15 commitments for its 2015 class.

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

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