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C.J. Prosise

Observer Sports Staff | Wednesday, February 1, 2012

S, ***, 205 pounds, 6-2

Woodberry Forest High School

Woodberry Forest, Va.

C.J. Prosise, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound defensive back, should provide much-needed depth at the safety position for the Irish.

He picked Notre Dame over offers from schools such as Wisconsin, Virginia Tech and Penn State.

Prosise finished his senior season with 51 tackles, six interceptions and 10 pass breakups. He also should factor into the nearly nonexistent Notre Dame punt return game, as Prosise returned four punts for touchdowns last year.

The Central Virginia Defensive Player of the Year possesses 4.55 speed, yet has the size needed to be a safety in college.