Chris Finke

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 10 Chris Finke, fifth-year receiver, second-year starter

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Listed Measurements: 5-foot-9 ½, 182 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A fifth-year, Finke has only one season of eligibility remaining. Depth chart: After starting seven games last year, Finke will start again at slot receiver. That will not necessarily equate to 13 starts, given how often Notre Dame likes to trot out two tight ends rather [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 13 Lawrence Keys, sophomore receiver

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Listed Measurements: 5-foot-10 ⅜, 172 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A sophomore, Keys has four seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019, after taking a traditional redshirt last year. Depth chart: Keys should both enter and exit preseason practices as the No. 2 slot receiver behind fifth-year Chris Finke. Recruiting: The consensus three-star prospect chose Notre Dame [more]

WR Xavier Watts commits to Notre Dame rather than stay in Nebraska

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Notre Dame took another step toward completing its class of 2020 with a Friday commitment from consensus three-star receive Xavier Watts (Burke High School; Omaha, Neb.). In choosing the Irish over his homestate Nebraska, Michigan and six other Big Ten teams, Watts became the third receiver among Notre Dame’s 17 commits, joining rivals.com five-star Jordan [more]

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. 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]