Devin Butler


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Breaking in a new scheme with a thin, inexperienced depth chart proved to be too much weight for Notre Dame’s defense to bear last fall.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It wasn't a coincidence Notre Dame’s defense allowed 43 points per game without linebacker Joe Schmidt last November.


With the start of Notre Dame preseason camp approaching fast, we’re looking at what to expect from each unit that’ll take the field Sept. 5 under the lights against Texas.


Barring an unexpected offseason setback, Notre Dame will enter the 2015 season with one of the better cornerback duos in the country.