No unit has more stability entering spring practice than safety, which returns its four-man rotation from 2013 while adding Max Redfield and possibly Nicky Baratti to the mix.
As expected, Notre Dame's regular start time for home games will be 2:30 p.m. CST outside of a pair of primetime kickoffs.
Notre Dame dipped into the SEC to add depth to its 2014 secondary.
Zack Martin started every one of Notre Dame's 52 games from 2010 to 2013 at left tackle, though his future at that position in the NFL isn't certain.
Notre Dame's 2014 recruiting class wasn't ranked by Rivals as a top 10 group, but that doesn't mean its crop of incoming freshmen won't make a major impact.