Matt LaFleur coached Robert Griffin III in Washington, and that alone made his name pop when Notre Dame announced him as the team's quarterbacks coach last week.
2013 review: Troy Niklas stepped in for Tyler Eifert and caught five touchdowns, all the while proving to be a solid blocker too.
2013 review: T.J. Jones took a major step forward in his final year on campus, catching 70 passes for 1,108 yards with nine touchdowns — all team highs.
2013 review: With Everett Golson expelled and Tommy Rees back at the helm, Notre Dame won nine games and wasn't a serious contender for a BCS bowl, let alone a repeat berth in the
The way Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly sees it, his team was a lot closer to contending for a BCS Bowl than its eight-win regular season would've indicated.