July 26, 2006

Reality TV draws Cunningham to Notre Dame

Sacramento, Calif., offensive lineman Devan Cunningham knew about Notre Dame's football tradition but after watching a reality TV show on MTV, the 6-foot-6, 305-pounder is a bit more familiar with the Irish.

"I saw their tackle, Ryan Harris, on an MTV reality show and I saw how he worked in high school," Cunningham said. "He said he wasn't the biggest or the strongest and now he starts for Notre Dame. I like to watch their offensive line because they have a good offensive line crew."

Cunningham, who holds offers from Arizona, Brigham Young, California, Colorado, New Mexico and Washington State, has plenty of interest in the Irish.

"I have a lot of interest in Notre Dame," he said. "They nationally recruit so it would be an honor to get a scholarship from Notre Dame. I'm getting a lot of letters and some personal, hand-written letters. I just got something yesterday or the day before yesterday."

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