National Signing Day 2014: Sam Mustipher signs with Notre Dame

Good Counsel senior offensive lineman Sam Mustipher signed to play at Notre Dame on Wednesday (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post).
Good Counsel senior offensive lineman Sam Mustipher signed to play at Notre Dame on Wednesday (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post).

Sam Mustipher / Good Counsel / OL / 6-4, 290

All-Met offensive lineman possesses the brute strength and sound mechanics necessary to open holes for rushers and protect the pocket for quarterbacks. Mustipher, a four-year varsity player, played a key role in leading Good Counsel to its third and fourth straight WCAC titles in 2011 and 2012. As a senior captain, he demonstrated his strong leadership skills on a young Falcons team, paving the way for an attack that rushed for 2,095 yards this past fall.

The Under Armour All-American racked up offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida State and others before choosing Notre Dame in April.

“It means the world to me,” Mustipher said via text Wednesday night. “Something I’ve dreamed about as a kid. Notre Dame provides a launch pad for the future.”

 

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