fans') minds that Aaron Lynch left, but good players leave teams all
the time. Touted recruits leave programs all the time.
"It was weird in this situation because Lynch was playing and was
going to be a starter, so that was kind of a head-scratcher, but I'm
sure that Brian Kelly and his staff have an answer for it if it ever
even comes up."
-- Wieneke: What are your general impressions of the recruiting class to date?
Farrell: "Not bad. Over-ranked a little bit by some other recruiting
web sites, and some of these guys will be getting bumps. (Offensive
lineman) Mike McGlinchey is a kid I really like upon second look.
You've got (wide receiver) Corey Robinson, who could be a sleeper and
"I think it's pretty good. If I were to rate it, it'd be a B. The
O-line class I'd say is probably an A-minus. They got their
quarterback (Malik Zaire). I want to see (cornerback) Rashad Kinlaw
again. I want to see (wide receiver) James Onwualu again. I want to
see if these guys can be, in Onwualu's case, can he be Golden Tate?
He's built like that. Can Kinlaw be, is he just a great athlete or is
he a kid that's going to be a great football player?
"I would say right now probably a B. And I know Notre Dame fans don't