Notre Dame: 10 Guys Who Need To Make An Impact In 2009

Jim MiesleCorrespondent IAugust 5, 2009

Notre Dame: 10 Guys Who Need To Make An Impact In 2009

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    LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 29:  Head coach Charlie Weis of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish looks on from the sideline against the USC Trojans on November 29, 2008 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.  USC won 38-3.  (Photo by Jeff Go

1. Ian Williams

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2. Toryan Smith

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    BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 15:  Toryan Smith #49 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates his first quarter touchdown with his teammates after he returned a blocked punt against the Navy Midshipmen on November 15, 2008 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryl

3. Bryant Young

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    11 SEP 1993:  NOTRE DAME DEFENSIVE TACKLE BRYANT YOUNG LOOKS FOR A SACK AGAINST NORTHWESTERN. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel/ALLSPORT

4. Paul Duncan

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 01: Evan Sharpley #13 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is sacked by Morgan Burnett #1 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as teammates Paul Duncan #72 and Sam Young #74 watch on September 1, 2007 at Notre Dame Stadium in South Be

5. Robert Hughes

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    BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 15:  Robert Hughes #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs the ball against the Navy Midshipmen on November 15, 2008 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Notre Dame defeated Navy 27-21.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

6. The Third Receiver

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7. Charlie Weis the Play Caller

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    JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 06:  Offensive coordinator Charlie Weis of the New England Patriots on the sidelines against the Philadelphia Eagles during Super Bowl XXXIX at Alltel Stadium on February 6, 2005 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Patriots defe

8. Jordan Cowart

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9. Nick Tausch

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10. Eric Maust

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    CHESTNUT HILL, MA - NOVEMBER 8:  Eric Maust #43 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish has his punt blocked during a game against the Boston College Eagles on November 8, 2008 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

January Bowling?

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 2:  Head coach Les Miles of Lousiana State University (L) and head coach Charlie Weis of the University of Notre Dame (R) pose with the Allstate Sugar Bowl trophy during a news conference January 2, 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (
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