* Redshirt sophomore Tyson Chandler is listed as the starter at left tackle. Normal starter R.J. Mattes is sidelined with an injury but O'Brien stated he could be back in the next couple of weeks.
* Redshirt sophomore Cameron Fordham is the backup at right guard behind three-year starter Zach Allen. Fordham had been playing center.
* Junior Rob Crisp is starting at right tackle.
* Redshirt junior Quintin Payton is listed as one of the starters at wide receiver.
* Sophomore Michael Peek has moved to weakside linebacker from strongside linebacker.
* Sophomore Rodman Noel is listed as a strongside linebacker after playing safety in 2011.
* Hakim Jones is now listed as a safety after redshirting last fall at linebacker.
* Redshirt sophomore tailback Mustafa Greene is practicing on a limited basis as he recovers from injury so he is not on the organizational chart.
* Freshman Carlos Gray is sidelined for academic reasons.