No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame: Staff Predictions – Fighting Irish Wire

Notre Dame released the following on Thursday afternoon as walk-on running back Cameron Ekanayake was named a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship:

NOTRE DAME, Indiana — University of Notre Dame senior running back Cameron Ekanayake (eck-uh-NY-uh-kuh) has been named a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

The scholarship, which supports scholars through postgraduate education at the University of Oxford, is highly selective, choosing candidates based on academic excellence, a commitment to changing the world, a concern for the welfare of others, an awareness of the state of the world and the promise of leadership.

Ekanayake is a science-business major, a track of study…