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Notre Dame 4-Star Wide Receiver Announces Transfer

Notre Dame runs onto the field ahead of a game vs. Wake Forest.

SOUTH BEND, IN - NOVEMBER 04: The macot, cheerleaders and players forthe Notre Dame Fighting Irish run onto the field before a game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Notre Dame Stadium on November 4, 2017 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Wake Forest 48-37. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A former Notre Dame wide receiver has made his transfer decision official. He's headed to the state of Texas.

CJ Sanders, a former four-star recruit, has committed to SMU. He's a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play right away in 2018.

The 5-foot-8 wideout is a California native.

247Sports first reported the news.

This is a big addition for SMU's program.

Sanders, a speedy wide receiver, was a top recruit coming out of high school. He was the No. 34 wide receiver in the country.

SMU opens its season against North Texas on Sept. 1.