As expected, I will add an article when it comes up unless this ends up being a double post
looks like the other thread was killed, so.... More at the link, http://notredame.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1107733
"Basically I told (the Irish coaching staff) when I went down that I was ready, that this is the school I wanted to go to but I wasn't going to make it public until my press conference," Hayes said. "I just felt like it was the right fit for me.""I used to be a knucklehead. I matured a lot and learned a lot of things. I've seen a lot of things and now I just know what not to do," he said. "I knew I wanted an education but I was fumbling between education and having fun, but ultimately I wanted to take on that challenge of getting a great education and setting myself up for the future."