The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame are the No. 1 team in the nation and will be heading to Miami to play in the BCS Championship game on January 7th. Starting their season unranked, they have clawed their way to the top of the rankings in a war of attrition that left Notre Dame the only undefeated BCS-eligible team, a feat they have not replicated since 1993. While the Irish are known for their strength as a team, you don't get to No. 1 without a good amount of individual talent.
Let's take an in-depth look at the Irish and pinpoint the top seven pro prospects currently in Brian Kelly's program.
*indicates a player who is an underclassman.