Another Irish pledge from pivotal state

Notre Dame is going to recruit nationally, but it can be argued no two states are more important to the Fighting Irish’s success on the trail than California and Florida. Within the last 24 hours, they have scored major wins in each state with the addition of four-star products.

Shortly after Richard Yeargin III out of south Florida committed on Friday, four-star defensive lineman Matt Dickerson (San Mateo, Calif./Junipero) pledged Saturday afternoon.