Notre Dame began to realize the impact of Brian Kelly's highest-rated recruiting class during 2014's 8-5 season.
Notre Dame’s offense will return nine of its 11 regular starters during the 2014 regular season, with only tight end Ben Koyack and right tackle Christian Lombard needing to be replaced.
DaVaris Daniels declared for the NFL Draft on Monday, officially ending a tumultuous tenure in South Bend.
Notre Dame heads to Los Angeles at 7-4, and a loss to USC would leave the Irish with their worst regular-season record since Brian Kelly's first year in South Bend.
Will Fuller's numbers may be those of a No. 1 target, but the undercurrent of his success this year has been the strides made by Notre Dame's other receivers.