Elijah Burress, the child of previous New York Giants pass receiver and Super Bowl champ, Plaxico Burress, dedicated to Notre Dame on Saturday.
The DePaul Catholic High School item is the 36th-ranked pass receiver in the 2025 recruiting cycle by 247Sports and is the 15th member of Notre Dame’s class.
Burress got his deal from Notre Dame on January 11 and the school made a strong push for his last dedication over the previous a number of weeks. He eventually selected the Fighting Irish over Duke, James Madison, Marshall, Cincinnati, Liberty, and a plethora of other programs.
6-foot-1, 170-pound Burress captured 25 passes for 434 lawns and 5 goals throughout his junior season.
Elijah’s dad, Plaxico, was a first-round choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2000 NFL draft. He invested the very first 5 seasons of his profession with Pittsburgh before signing with the Giants as a complimentary representative in 2005.
Burress totally altered the Giants’ offending and formed a tight bond with quarterback Eli Manning, ultimately assisting to lead them to the Super Bowl.
Although Burress’ effect in Super Bowl XLII was very little due to an injury, he did capture the game-winning goal. That followed a traditionally dominant efficiency in the AFC Championship Game versus the Green Bay Packers.
Burress never ever formally retired from the NFL.