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Adebo was another late flip from a Stanford rival, this one coming at the expense of Notre Dame. We'll never know if Adebo's decision was solely the result of a Stanford admission or if he grew concerned by the direction of the Notre Dame program, but either way he's a part CardClass17. Adebo's "Athlete" designation reflects his versatility. Notre Dame had recruited him as a wide receiver, but some schools -- and possibly Stanford -- saw him as a defensive back. It isn't clear which side of the ball he'll land on once he gets to campus, but it wouldn't surprise me if that's determined by positional need. Right now there's a wealth of defensive backs on the roster with only a handful of impact wide receivers, but that situation could change in the season. Either way, Adebo has the look of a future playmaker.
It's been five years since Owen Marecic saw consistent action on both sides of the ball, but Adebo could conceivably become another two-way player for the Cardinal. (Remember, Marecic played inside linebacker, a much more cognitively demanding position than defensive back.) The talent pool on campus is much deeper than it was back then, however, so as fun as something like that would be to watch, it isn't terribly likely. It's much more probable that defensive backs coach Duane Akina will take one look at him and add him to the secondary. If that happens, he could see the field early, perhaps as soon as this fall.