Everett Golson has ben readmitted to Notre Dame University after sitting out the fall semester for academic reasons, but the offense he finds awaiting him is far different than the unit he led to the 2013 BCS National Championship Game.
Gone from that squad are six of the seven top receivers, all three leading rushers and blindside protector Zack Martin. The only common strand, it seems, are the golden-domed helmets and the man behind the play-sheet.
Brian Kelly reassumed play-calling duties this offseason after delegating the job to Chuck Martin in 2013. That continuity should help Golson fit back into the Notre Dame offense, though he'll need some time to establish a rapport with his new weapons.
Right now, however, that might be a little difficult. Kelly hasn't sorted out the depth chart at multiple different levels, so how does Golson even know which weapons to work with? Who will be aiding his triumphant return to college football?
Let's look at some options.