Notre Dame Depth Chart

IrishEyes' comprehensive list of Irish starters, key reserves, and contributors for Saturday's clash in The Big House.

Notre Dame Offensive Depth Chart

Skill Position Starters Tight End – #9 Sophomore Kyle Rudolph

(X) Wide Receiver – #23 Junior Golden Tate

(Z) Wide Receiver – #3 Sophomore Michael Floyd

Fullback – #33 Junior Robert Hughes or #86 Senior Bobby Burger

Halfback – #5 Junior Armando Allen

Quarterback – #7 Junior Jimmy Clausen

Offensive Linemen

Left Tackle – #72 5th-Year Paul Duncan

Left Guard – #59 Senior Chris Stewart

Center – #55 Senior Eric Olsen

Right Guard – #78 Sophomore Trevor Robinson

Right Tackle – #74 Senior Sam Young

Key OL Reserves

Right Guard – #76 Junior Andrew Nuss

Left Guard/Center – #51 Senior Dan Wenger

Left Tackle – #77 Junior Matt Romine

Additional OL Reserves

Left Guard – #52 Sophomore Braxston Cave

Right Tackle – #75 Junior Taylor Dever

Notre Dame Key Skill Position Reserves

Wide Receiver – #18 Junior Duval Kamara

Wide Receiver – #82 Senior Robby Parris

Tight End – #83 Junior Mike Ragone

Half Back – Sophomore #25 Jonas Gray

Tight End – Senior #86 Bobby Burger

Other Irish Players in the Mix

Half Back – #32 Freshman Theo Riddick

Wide Receiver – #1 Sophomore Deion Walker

Wide Receiver – #83 Sophomore John Goodman

Wide Receiver – #11 Freshman Shaquelle Evans

Backup Quarterback – #10 Sophomore Dayne Crist

Note: Senior starting fullback James Aldridge will miss the contest due to a shoulder injury suffered in Saturday's contest vs. Nevada.

Notre Dame Defensive Depth Chart

Defensive End – #89 Freshman Kapron Lewis-Moore

Defensive End – #56 Junior Kerry Neal

Defensive Tackle – #9 Sophomore Ethan Johnson

Nose Tackle – #95 Junior Ian Williams

SAM Linebacker – #45 Sophomore Darius Fleming

MIKE Linebacker – #49 Senior Toryan Smith

WILL Linebacker – #58 Junior Brian Smith

Cornerback – #2 Senior Darrin Walls or #8 Senior Raeshon McNeil

Cornerback – #12 Sophomore Robert Blanton

Free Safety – #22 Junior Harrison Smith

Strong Safety – #28 5th-Year Senior Kyle McCarthy

Key Defensive Reserves

Nickel Defender/Strong Safety – #31 Senior Sergio Brown

Dime Defender/Free Safety – #6 5th-year Senior Ray Herring

Cornerback – #26 Sophomore Jamoris Slaughter

Cornerback – #4 Junior Gary Gray

WILL Linebacker – #5 Freshman Manti Te'o

Defensive End – #90 Senior John Ryan

Nose Tackle – #98 Sophomore Sean Cwynar

Defensive Tackle – #79 Hafis Williams

Defensive End – #53 Senior Morrice Richardson

SAM Linebacker x – #41 5th-Year Senior Scott Smith

SAM Linebacker/Nickel Pass Rusher – #46 Sophomore Darius Fleming

Notre Dame Special Teams

Kicker – #40 Freshman Nick Tausch

Punter – #43 Senior Eric Maust

Holder – #43 Senior Eric Maust

Long Snapper – #60 Freshman Jordan Cowart

Short Snapper – #52 Sophomore Braxston Cave

Kick Returners – #32 Freshman Theo Riddick and #21 Senior Barry Gallup. Shaquelle Evans ranks as a top backup.

Punt Returner – #23 Junior Golden Tate or #5 Junior Armando Allen. John Goodman ranks as a top backup

Notre Dame Kick Coverage Members

Jamoris Slaughter, Mike Anello, David Posluszny, Sergio Brown, Scott Smith, Manti Te'o, Steve Filer, Anthony McDonald, Zeke Motta, Leonard Gordon. Nick Tausch (K).

Notre Dame Punt Coverage Members

Harrison Smith, Mike Anello, Steve Filer, Scott Smith, Andrew Nuss, Braxston Cave, Kyle McCarthy, Sergio Brown, Darius Fleming, Jordan Cowart (LS), and Eric Maust (P).


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