Chase Claypool

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 25 Braden Lenzy, speedy sophomore receiver

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Listed Measurements: 5-foot-11, 184 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A sophomore, Lenzy has all four seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019, after not taking the field last year. Depth chart: Lenzy should begin preseason behind junior Michael Young at the field receiver position, a spot often subjected to zone or safety-help coverages, but one where speed [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 35 Marist Liufau, Hawaiian freshman linebacker

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Listed Measurements: 6-foot-3, 200 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A just-arrived freshman, Liufau has all four seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019. Depth chart: Slotting Liufau at either Rover (more likely) or Buck linebacker does not change his status as a scout team defender. Recruiting: A consensus three-star, Liufau’s recruitment reflected his Hawaiian pedigree. Schools familiar [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 41 Kurt Hinish, junior defensive tackle

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Listed Measurements: 6-foot-2, 295 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A junior, Hinish has two seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019. Depth chart: Hinish will start at nose tackle with uncertain depth behind him as long as sophomore Ja’Mion Franklin is limited by a torn quad. Aside from Franklin, the best (perhaps only) chance at support behind [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 27 J.D. Bertrand, consensus four-star linebacker

Listed Measurements: 6-foot-1, 210 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: An incoming freshman, Bertrand has all four seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019. Depth chart: Given the stockpile of legitimate contenders for playing time goes three-deep at Mike linebacker — arguably Bertrand’s best fit — but only two-deep at Buck, expect Bertrand to be considered the third-string [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 54 John Shannon, long snapper

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Listed Measurements: 6-foot-2, 238 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A senior, Shannon has two seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019. Depth chart: The only scholarship long snapper on the roster, Shannon will have no challenger to his role. Recruiting: The U.S. Army All-American chose Notre Dame over offers from West Virginia and West Point, opting to [more]