Following in His Father's Footsteps: Jerome Bettis Jr. Commits to Notre Dame

Mar 18, 2024

Jerome Bettis Jr., the son of NFL running back Jerome Bettis, commits to Notre Dame.


Bettis Jr. is a 6-foot-2, 195-pound wide receiver who played at Woodward Academy in Georgia.

A Talented Wide Receiver

Bettis Jr. selects Notre Dame over schools like Texas A&M, Ole Miss, and Duke.

Choosing Notre Dame

Bettis Jr. wants to be recognized for his own talents and not just his father's legacy.

Creating His Own Path

Bettis Jr. transitions from running back to wide receiver, carving out his own niche.

Switching Positions

Bettis Jr. changes his jersey number from 36 to 4 to establish his own identity.

Changing the Jersey Number

Bettis Sr. is thrilled with his son's decision and supports him wholeheartedly.

Support from His Father

Bettis Jr. is determined to create his own legacy and journey on the football field.

Forging His Own Legacy