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Newsstand: Content wrap-up on QB Kenny Minchey's commitment to Notre Dame

Mike Singer11/24/22
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Four-Star QB Kenny Minchey

In case you’ve been living under a rock this week, we’re here to let you know that Hendersonville (Tenn.) Pope John Paul II four-star class of 2023 quarterback Kenny Minchey announced his commitment to Notre Dame on Tuesday.

Blue & Gold has had wall-to-wall coverage of the big addition for Marcus Freeman.

* Minchey spoke with Blue & Gold ahead of his announcement to discuss his commitment to Notre Dame and how it all came together. LINK

* Four experts gave their breakdown of what Notre Dame is getting in the four-star passer. LINK

* Blue & Gold recruiting insider Mike Singer had his “five thoughts” column on the news. LINK

* Blue & Gold beat writer Tyler Horka detailed what Minchey’s commitment means for the current quarterback situation at Notre Dame. LINK

* Minchey is among the committed prospects who will enroll at Notre Dame in January. Who are the others? LINK

In 13 games played in 2021, Minchey completed 215 of 351 passes for 3,280 yards with 32 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. On the ground, he added 137 yards and 3 scores on 52 attempts.

He suffered a shoulder injury in early September and missed most of his senior season but was able to return to action Nov. 4 and led his team to a 35-13 playoff victory that night. He felt some discomfort in his throwing shoulder the next week and decided not to risk potential injury by playing further.

During his shortened senior season that included five full games, Minchey completed 65 of 94 passes for 1,007 yards with 15 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. He added 43 rushing yards on 11 carries.

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