According to Irish Illustrated sources, defensive back Houston Griffith is expected to return from Notre Dame to South Bend and play for the Fighting Irish team again next season. This was first reported by Brian Driskill of Irish Breakdown.
On January 4, Irish Illustrated reported that Griffith was entering the transportation gate and leaving South Bend. The name 5-11, 205-pound was officially entered the list within 48 hours. However, Griffith is expected to remove his name from the portal soon. As of 10:45 AM ET, Griffith is now officially outside the transit gate.
Irish Illustrated also reported last week that the expectation is Griffith’s comeback due to a new high school defense coaching staff at Notre Dame. Defense Coordinator Clark Leah He has since become the coach of Vanderbilt & Safety Coach Terry Joseph Leave to train defensive back in Texas.
According to the sources, the talks went very well between Notre Dame and Griffiths. The coach told us Brian Kelly He did a great job recruiting him personally and showing how important Griffith is to next year’s team. This, mixed with the efforts to recruit the new Defense Coordinator Marcus FreemanHelped the Irish tremendously.
The 5-11, 205-roader car arrived in Notre Dame as part of its 2018 class. Originally from the Chicago area, the prestigious Bradenton (Florida) Academy chose Fighting Irish on scholarship offers from Florida, Alabama, Duke, Florida, Georgia and the state Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, and many other states across the country. Under Armor All-American was highly rated high school and rated the top 100 potential according to the ratings of 247Sports Composite. He was the number 11 player in that tournament. 247 Sports made him a little lower as the No. 148 recruiter overall in 2018. He scored 28 interventions, two loss interventions and a bag as a top player on IMG.
As a true Notre Dame freshman, Griffith played 11 matches and even started the match against Wake Forest. It totaled 14 assists and two passes that year. He played in 13 matches the following year, while totaling five tackles and assists. In 2020, Griffiths played 12 games, starting from them, with a total of 14 tackles and losses.