In six words or less: New players, new strategy
Notre Dame defensive end Chase Hounshell has spent the last two years sidelined with shoulder issues, but feels completely healthy this spring.
With the Blue and Gold game six weeks off, Notre Dame is trying to regain health at the start of spring practice.
For the most part, this group began to make an impact as sophomores the year Notre Dame reached the BCS Championship.
Some good news for Notre Dame on the injury front: Center Nick Martin, who tore his MCL Nov. 23 against BYU, is "well ahead of schedule" in his recovery, coach Brian Kelly said Friday.