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Irish Trending for Elite Offensive Lineman

By Writer: Mike Stacey

Twitter: @MikeStaceyIT

IG: @mikestaceyit



Photo Credit: 247 Sports


2024 Offensive Lineman Guerby Lambert has stated he plans to make his commitment in August. The 6'6 280 LB Offensive Tackle out of West Roxbury Mass is an absolute unit! He is currently ranked as the 47th overall player in the country and #2 Offensive Tackle according to 247 Sports Composite. As of now, the Irish have 4 crystal balls from Tom Loy, Kevin Sinclair, Steve Wiltfong and Brian Dohn, all with a confidence level of 6. Needless to say, this would be a HUGE land for the Irish if he commits to an already impressive 2024 class which currently ranks 7th in the country according to 247 Sports. Lambert would be the 4th O-Line commit to the class and the highest ranked of the four. He would be the kind of anchor for this class the Irish need if they are going to continue their path to be an elite team in college football. To say this is a must get, in my opinion, is a big understatement. Coach Joe Rudolph has been off to an impressive start so far in his short tenure with the Irish, but landing Lambert would be an absolute home run commitment for him in his first year.





After watching the film on Lambert, the first thing that jumps out is his size and length. (Wingspan of +6 inches according to 247 Sports) He looks every bit the type of elite Offensive Tackle he projects to be at the next level. Once you hit play, the next thing I noticed is his power and his speed for someone his size. Several of his highlights looked like they came straight from the movie "The Blind Side." In run block, I saw highlights where Lambert took the defender 20+ yards down the field like he was escorting him out of the stadium, aggressively. In pass block, there were a couple highlights of him whipping a defender to the ground like they were his much younger brother in the backyard. Granted, this kind of technique works better against a smaller defender at the high school level than it will against a college athlete, but the nastiness he plays with is still a plus in my view. Lambert also had clips where he showed a more traditional pass pro approach and kept his QB clean, which was very encouraging to see. He also did a good job of getting to the next level, and staying engaged with his blocks. Watching his film reminded me of current Irish player Blake Fisher, who as you all know is a terrific Tackle and poised for a breakout year this season. Lambert possesses that same type of size, length and athleticism that we see with Fisher. At the end of the day, his attributes are an O-Line coach's dream. Wherever he ends up, the sky is the limit for his potential growth as a player.





All in all, I am VERY impressed with this young player and the great thing about his frame is there is still plenty of room to add more weight and strength. I can only imagine what he would look like after a year in Notre Dame's strength and conditioning program. (If the successor can continue in Coach Balis' footsteps, but I digress...) Hopefully, come this August the predictions are correct and Lambert chooses the Irish. The ND coaches can NOT let this one slip out of their fingers. The other teams to beat are Ohio State, Harvard, and Boston College. Lambert has already taken Official Visits with all four of these teams including Notre Dame, and was rumored to be taking another visit to BC at the end of July. However, in a recent interview with Tom Loy he has stated that he is currently "leaning" towards Notre Dame and plans to make a decision sometime, probably, in mid August. The Irish Tribune will continue to follow this story and provide more updates as they come, but for now, the Irish look to be in a fantastic spot!


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