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Irish lose 5-Star linebacker

The Kelly-Eagles interview fallout has begun.
Posted on Jan. 10, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 10, 2013 at 4:57 p.m.

SOUTH BEND — Five-star linebacker recruit Alex Anzalone will de-commit from The University of Notre Dame and enroll at Florida., according to a report by Irish Illustrated and other Florida media outlets. Anzalone was scheduled to early enroll to Notre Dame on Saturday. A 6-foot-3, 229-pound inside linebacker from Wysomissing, Pa.

News reports broke nationally on Wednesday night that Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly had met with the Philadelphia Eagles the day after the BCS Championshp Game loss to Alabama.

Anzalone was rated the No.11 prospect by ESPN’s Top 150 recruiting list.

According to cbssports.com, Anzalone was previously committed to Ohio State after visiting the Buckeyes for their spring game and making his pledge on the trip but later decommitted after learning he came into contact with a convicted sex offender when taking a photo. He also reportedly gave serious conisideration to Penn State.


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 FILE - In this Nov. 20, 1964, file photo, Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian, left, and team captain James Carroll are shown during a practice session in South Bend. Notre Dame was at rock bottom when Ara Parseghian took over 50 years ago. The Irish finished the season 2-7 in 1963 and the only thing that kept them from matching the worst record in school history set in 1956 was the game against Iowa was cancelled because of the assassination of John Kennedy.  (AP Photo/Charles Knoblock, File)

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