Thursday, February 11, 2016

Bon Jovi's son to walk on at Notre Dame

(AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
(AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Jesse Bongiovi, son of rocker Jon Bon Jovi, is heading to South Bend this fall with plans of playing football for the Fighting Irish.

Dave Miller of has more:

Jesse Bongiovi will walk on as a freshman in the fall after taking in the football team's spring game this past weekend in South Bend.

The 5-11, 180-pound Poly Prep Country Day (Brooklyn) football and lacrosse standout would prefer to play cornerback for the Fighting Irish but would be open to playing another position as well.

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  • Bongiovi attends the same high school as 2014 commit Jay Hayes, a defensive end who was actually persuaded by Bongiovi to pledge to the Irish.

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