At this time of year, so much of the discussion surrounding the upcoming football season involves uncertainty and projection. That’s even more so the case for the inexperienced and relatively unproven Notre Dame football team in 2014.
The quarterback—whoever it may be—will have not taken a game snap since the 2012 season. Meanwhile, the defense must replace five starters from the front seven.
With that being said, with fall camp upon us, let’s discuss some of the locks for this Irish squad in 2014.
To be clear, these aren’t absolute certainties that the coaches have said to be true. Rather, these are our high-probability predictions for Notre Dame’s upcoming season.