Notre Dame senior DL Sheldon Day "brings much-needed burst and agility to the Irish line as they try to improve their pass rush," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Notre Dame senior C Nick Martin dealt with a number of injuries during his 2014 season.
Notre Dame redshirt sophomore T Mike McGlinchey boasts a "long reach and impressive athleticism," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
NFL.com Draft analyst Chad Reuter believes Notre Dame junior LB Jaylon Smith is a early favorite for All-American honors at the linebacker position.
ESPN's Mel Kiper sees Notre Dame senior DL Sheldon Day as a defensive end in the NFL and will evaluate him that way.
Notre Dame might not know senior edge rusher Ishaq Williams' academic standing until week one.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown documents that Notre Dame redshirt junior T Ronnie Stanley "could have gone to the NFL and likely been a top-20 pick, but he chose to return to school, making him a possible top-five selection next year."
Notre Dame junior LB Jaylon Smith "has absolutely blazing closing speed and can chase and corral his running backs from almost any spot on the field," notes NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter calls Notre Dame's Ronnie Stanley and Baylor's Spencer Drango the two favorites to earn All-American honors at offensive tackle.
With regards to Notre Dame redshirt junior CB KeiVarae Russell, NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein believes that "rust might be a factor."
Notre Dame senior C Nick Martin's "sturdy run blocking will be a valuable asset as the Irish mix in more read-option looks with Malik Zaire at quarterback," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Notre Dame senior DL Sheldon Day "can line up anywhere on the Fighting Irish defensive line, with a 6-foot-2, 285-pound frame and impressive power and quickness," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly reiterated that he has no interest in coaching in the NFL.
ESPN's Mel Kiper ranks Notre Dame redshirt junior DB KeiVarae Russell as the No. 5 underclassmen cornerback prospect in the nation.
Notre Dame senior DL Sheldon Day's "athleticism and quickness is so much fun to watch on tape," writes NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.