Notre Dame this fall will be without only three players from its 2014 defense: Cornerback Cody Riggs, safety Austin Collinsworth and defensive lineman Justin Utupo.
Ben Koyack and Cody Riggs are the only two players who started in Notre Dame’s Music City Bowl win over LSU who won’t be around this fall.
Ohio State lost two quarterbacks — one a preseason Heisman candidate, and the other a strong Heisman challenger in November.
NASHVILLE — Nyles Morgan’s season went from zero to sixty in one play and didn’t slow down until the end of November.
Nyles Morgan went straight from high school to the pros — at least in terms of the type of defense he’s playing.