Matty Augustine of Brunswick picks Notre Dame

Yet another blue-chip offensive linemen picked Notre Dame today when Brunswick’s Matty Augustine committed to the Fighting Irish.

Augustine, a three-star prospect according to, is the second-ranked player of any position in Connecticut for the 2025 class. The number one player, Choate offensive tackle Will Black, is also committed to Notre Dame.

The Irish are simply dominating offensive linemen in New England.

Notre Dame also has the commitment of the No. 5 player in Connecticut, as safety Ethan Long, also of Brunswick, is committed there.

If you go back one cycle, Notre Dame’s ability to recruit well in New England is even more evident. Catholic Memorial four-star prospect Guerby Lambert, the top player in Massachusetts, also was a Fighting Irish commit.

Augustine is an intriguing prospect. He projects as a tackle with a big frame at 6-foot-7, 290 pounds. This past season, Augustine started at right tackle. He looks to be someone who can add even more weight. A strong player, once Augustine is able to get his hands on you, it’s over.He has good feet, and can pull and find targets at the second level, if it comes to that.

He plays basketball, and his athleticism shows.

Augustine had plenty of offers. Alabama, Boston College, Connecticut, and Duke were also competing for Augustine’s services.

It’s early, but going forward, Augustine is part of the No. 1 class in the country with Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are ahead of LSU, Clemson, Ohio State, and Penn State at this early stage. Notre Dame already has 17 commits.

Programs from outside the region have done well with offensive linemen in New England this cycle. Penn State got Owen Aliciene from Avon Old Farms, the third-ranked tackle in Connecticut.

Hardy Watts, an interior offensive lineman from Dexter, is still uncommitted. The 6-6, 290-pound player holds offers from Boston College, Virginia, Duke, Kentucky, and Maryland.