There’s plenty of youth and unproven talent on the Notre Dame football squad heading into the 2014 season.
In addition to many of the returning underclassmen and some of the relatively untested upperclassmen, the Irish have added a 22-member class of incoming freshmen. Fall ball is not far away, and we recently looked at the rookies most likely to start this season.
This week, we’re analyzing which freshmen could help the squad with strong performances in fall practices.
In determining our list, we emphasized position needs—both in the present and future—and certain players who should be ready to jump right in and positively impact the team.