Standing at 6 feet 1 inch, Elijah Burress is a junior wide receiver at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, New Jersey. His decision to pursue his college football career at Notre Dame marks a significant addition to the school’s already impressive recruiting class for 2025.
Elijah’s commitment is not only an important milestone in his own football journey but also continues the legacy of his father, Plaxico Burress, who played college football at Michigan State before having a successful NFL career with the Steelers, Giants, and Jets. A memorable moment in his career was catching the game-winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl XLII, which he celebrated with his son on the field.
Notre Dame’s recruitment efforts have also secured Ivan Taylor, the son of former NFL player Ike Taylor and a cornerback. Ike Taylor was a teammate of Plaxico Burress during his time in the NFL. The addition of these two talented young players to Notre Dame’s roster will undoubtedly contribute to the success of the team in the future.