Notre Dame's spring practice will begin March 22nd and culminate on April 22nd with the Blue-Gold spring game. With big names like Cierre Wood, Tyler Eifert and Manti Te'o leaving, there are several opportunities for current players to move up the depth chart and for incoming stars from Notre Dame's No. 3-ranked recruiting class to distinguish themselves and perhaps see the field as true freshman.
There is also a potential quarterback controversy on the horizon between incumbent Everett Golson and 5-star ranked Gunner Kiel, who has completed his redshirt year and will be out to prove himself this spring.
Where all the aforementioned players end up this fall will depend substantially on how much they can impress this spring.
Here are the four players with the most to gain in spring practice.