July 11, 2006

Williams hopes to make ND visit

Last month, Ian Williams said he thought Notre Dame was close to extending a scholarship offer. The 6-foot-2, 294-pounder didn't have to wait long for that offer to come.

"That came almost a month ago now," he said. "I talked to coach (Rob) Ianello and he said they finally got my papers and transcripts and that they want to offer me. He was looking for coach (Charlie) Weis around the office and they finally found him and I talked to him. He said he really wanted me and wanted me to get up to the campus so I could see everything. I got the offer letter in the mail two or three days later."

With nearly 30 offers to his credit, Williams has grown accustomed to the excitement of receiving new offers, but that didn't stop him from feeling good about the Irish offer.

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