Elijah Burress, the son of Plaxico Burress, has decided to pursue his college football career at Notre Dame. Standing at 6 feet 1 inch, Elijah is a junior wide receiver at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, New Jersey. His commitment is a significant addition to Notre Dame’s already impressive recruiting class for 2025.
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.
Elijah’s decision to attend Notre Dame reflects the continuation of his family’s legacy in football. After playing college football at Michigan State, Plaxico Burress went on to have a successful NFL career, playing for the Steelers, Giants, and Jets. A memorable moment in his career was catching the game-winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl XLII, and he celebrated this achievement with his son, Elijah, on the field.
Elijah’s talent will undoubtedly contribute to the success of the team in the future as he continues to follow in his father’s footsteps on and off the field.