Then Davonte Neal transferred, followed by Justin Ferguson. The Irish are close. But judging by how Kelly has approached this roster, most notably in his handling of the quarterback situation, paints this fall as a building season – not a rebuilding season, but one where Notre Dame gets on the same page, accumulates experience and prepares to take off in 2013. Notre Dame thrived in the COVID-19 era throughout summer workouts and fall camp, but an outbreak of cases began following the team's 52-0 victory over South Florida. Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. Be sure to stay locked into Irish Breakdown all the time! Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 6:40AM. Click on the link below for more. 12? That's your starting threesome, and it doesn't get much better than that. In terms of replacing Spond on the outside, the Irish could turn to true freshman Jaylon Smith, one of the gems of a star-studded recruiting class. Before moving up to the FBS with CMU, Kelly was the coach at Division II Grand Valley State for 13 seasons, winning back-to-back Division II titles in 2003 and 2004. Then came Everett Golson, the would-be sophomore who will miss the coming season due to academic issues before returning in the spring, potentially regaining his starting role for the 2014 season. The result was almost 40 players in isolation or quarantine, which forced Notre Dame to postpone its Sept. 26 contest against Wake Forest. — 37: RB Armando Allen (Chicago), S Robert Blanton (Minnesota), S Sergio Brown (Indianapolis), S David Bruton (Denver), TE John Carlson (Minnesota), OG Braxston Cave (Cleveland), QB Jimmy Clausen (Carolina), TE Tyler Eifert (Cincinnati), TE Anthony Fasano (Kansas City), LB Darius Fleming (San Francisco), WR Michael Floyd (Arizona), OT Mike Golic (Pittsburgh), RB Jonas Gray (Miami), OT Ryan Harris (Houston), FB Robert Hughes (Indianapolis), LS J.J. Jansen (Carolina), DT Derek Landri (Tampa Bay), DE Kapron Lewis-Moore (Baltimore), S Zeke Motta (Atlanta), C Eric Olsen (New Orleans), QB Brady Quinn (Seattle), RB Theo Riddick (Detroit), C Trevor Robinson (Cincinnati), TE Kyle Rudolph (Minnesota), S Jamoris Slaughter (Cleveland), LB Brian Smith (Buffalo), S Harrison Smith (Minnesota), C John Sullivan (Minnesota), WR Golden Tate (Seattle), LB Manti Te'o (San Diego), WR Robby Toma (Arizona), DE Justin Tuck (New York Giants), CB Darrin Walls (New York Jets), DT Ian Williams (San Francisco), RB Cierre Wood (Houston), OT Sam Young (Buffalo), S Tom Zbikowski (Chicago). He's started at least one game against every opponent on ND's upcoming schedule but Temple, Oklahoma and Arizona State – and all three of those teams are at home or at a neutral site.