Elijah Burress, the son of Plaxico Burress, has recently made the decision to play college football for Notre Dame. Standing at 6-foot-1, Elijah is a junior wide receiver at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, New Jersey. His commitment to Notre Dame is a major win for the team, as they are building one of the best recruiting classes for 2025.
The Burress family’s influence in the football world continues to be felt, as Elijah follows in his father’s footsteps and takes the next step in his football career. Plaxico Burress, after playing college football at Michigan State, went on to have a successful NFL career playing for the Steelers, Giants, and Jets. He is best known for catching the game-winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl XLII, a moment in which he celebrated with his young son, Elijah, on the field.
Elijah’s commitment to play for Notre Dame adds to the family’s legacy in football and is a testament to his talent and potential as a player. Another notable recruit for Notre Dame is Ivan Taylor, the son of former NFL player Ike Taylor