Notre Dame is still in search of a quarterback from the class of 2019 and the Fighting Irish turned its attention to a new name today.

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Midlothian (Va.) Manchester three-star quarterback Brendon Clark, a 6-2, 217-pounder from the class of 2019, tells Irish Illustrated that Notre Dame has extended a scholarship offer. Clark wasted no time setting up a visit to campus. He'll take an official visit to Notre Dame this weekend. He arrives on Friday.

Clark, who recently attended the Elite 11 Finals near Los Angeles, has been on the radar of the Fighting Irish staff for quite some time. The former Wake Forest pledge, who once chose the Demon Deacons over Clemson, Duke, Maryland and Tennessee, is going to give Notre Dame strong consideration as he moves toward a decision on July 4. 

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This name doesn’t come as a surprise to Fighting Irish fans and VIP subscribers over at Irish Illustrated and 247Sports, as we recently said he was likely to be the next quarterback to land an offer from Notre Dame. 

Back in April, Clark shined at the Elite 11 regional in Charlotte. Following that performance, he punched his ticket to the Elite 11 Finals to compete among the nation’s elite quarterbacks. 247Sports National Director of Scouting Barton Simmons was in attendance or that workout and shared some insight on the newest offer from the Irish.

“I think Brendon is a potential four-star kid,” said Simmons. “He’s moving up in our rankings within the three-star range, heading into his senior season when we update. He’s just a really strong kid with a decisive arm and film that is in the top tier of quarterbacks this cycle. He’s athletic enough, sudden in the pocket, productive and can rip it. He’s legit.”

247Sports Evaluation

Clark is natural signal-caller. He has a smooth, quick release. He is comfortable throwing from the pocket or on the move and has a very strong arm. Clark sees the field well and goes through his progressions quickly. He shows good poise and has a great feel for the game. If he continues to improve his accuracy and consistency, he will have a chance to be an elite quarterback.

Per the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Clark is the No. 22 pro-style quarterback nationally and No. 15 prospect in Virginia from the 2019 class. 247Sports has him rated a little higher in its standalone rankings, as the No. 17 pro-style quarterback this cycle.

As a junior, Clark completed 165 of 272 passes (61-percent) for 2,006 yards, 28 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. He also ran 130 times for 688 yards and 12 additional scores.

Notre Dame signed All-American Bowl participant and Top150 four-star quarterback Phil Jurkovec in the class of 2018 and he arrives on campus later this month. He chose the Fighting Irish over offers from Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Penn State and many others across the country. In addition, Notre Dame already landed a quarterback from the class of 2020 in Top247 four-star signal-caller Drew Pyne, one of the nation's premier players at his position nationally. He chose the Irish over offers from Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Oklahoma and many other top programs.