(1-30-22) According to on3.com Marion Local grad John Dirksen has decided to move on from Notre Dame. Dirksen has two years of eligibility remaining. Dirksen is a 6’5 306lb offensive lineman

According to Pro Football Focus…Dirksen played in 30 games from 2019-21 after taking a redshirt as a freshman. He totaled 106 snaps on offense, while playing 261 on special teams (punt shield and part of the field goal and extra point teams).

It has been a year of change at Notre Dame with long-time coach Brian Kelly moving on to LSU and Assistant Coach and defensive coordinator, Marcus Freeman being named the new head coach.

No word on where Dirksen may land.

Did you know….

The 12-season Notre Dame tenure for (St. Marys alum) defensive line coach Mike Elston ended recently. Elston left the Irish to become the defensive line coach at his alma mater, Michigan.