Notre Dame Lands Top 100 Wide Receiver Deion Colzie .... Again

Bryan Driskell

Notre Dame landed a commitment from Athens (Ga.) Academy star wide receiver Deion Colzie. This commitment shows a great deal of perseverance for the Irish staff, who landed Colzie last October, lost him in March and has now added him back into the class.

Colzie committed to Notre Dame last October prior to the Irish victory over USC. He remained pledged to the Irish class until March, when the COVID-19 pandemic and his early decision factored into Colzie re-thinking his early decision.

Throughout the last six months the Irish staff and Colzie remained in constant contact, and Notre Dame's 2021 commits have also kept their connection with the talented wide receiver. That commitment and those relationships paid off, as the Irish slowly crawled back to the top with Colzie.

Colzie is one of the nation's top wideouts, ranking as the No. 71 player in the country according to ESPN and No. 84 overall on the 247Sports composite ranking.

The Athens Academy standout had offers from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Auburn, Michigan, Oregon, Penn State, Tennessee, Florida State, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Virginia, West Virginia, Duke and Georgia Tech.

Colzie now combines once again with fellow 2021 wide receiver commit Lorenzo Styles Jr. to give the Irish a strong one-two punch at the position. Styles and Colzie previously committed to Notre Dame the same weekend, and they are now back in the same class together.

To read my full film breakdown of Colzie CLICK HERE.


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Comments (10)
No. 1-6

So glad he's back. Colzie/Styles combo is a great haul, and we might get Jayden Thomas at the end of the week. Can't knock a kid for decomitting, it's one of the biggest decisions you'll make. But do find it odd he did to presumably go to UGA then never committed, and then UGA filled up at WR.


Glad to have him back on board. Must have been one hell of a push by the staff here in these last few months. Excited to have him line up with Styles as well


Huge get for Tommy Rees and the offensive staff. They have turned it around since the struggles earlier in the year. This kid is the type of elite playmaker on the outside Notre Dame needs more of. Especially when you stack him and Styles with the class ND brought in last year. This is shaping up to be an elite offensive haul for the Irish..


The offense will have some big time weapons over the next 3 years, Rees has the guys coming in to put together some prolific offenses. Still needs to show he can develop a QB to get these guys the ball


Huge get by the staff. Adding him with Styles is a game changer for this program.


I really like the diversity of our incoming receivers. With Deion Colzie and hopefully Jayden Thomas we are getting two very physical receivers. Mr. Styles is a very athletic receiver with a lot of twitch in his game. They compliment each other beautifully. Dont'e Thorton would be a receiver that would lead to a tremendously dangerous receiving corps in one class. Also, really like our three receivers from the 2019 class. Still, the three receivers I believe ND is going to land are a dangerous receiving corps for our opponents to cover.