Senior edge rusher Ishaq Williams' appeal to play for Notre Dame this season was denied by the NCAA.
Notre Dame redshirt sophomore QB Malik Zaire was only pressured on six of his 40 dropbacks in 2014.
Notre Dame junior LB Jaylon Smith notes that he models his game after Patrick Willis, Von Miller, Derrick Thomas, and Lawrence Taylor.
Notre Dame freshman CB Shaun Crawford will miss the season after tearing his ACL during Wednesday's practice.
Notre Dame redshirt junior DL Jarron Jones tweeted that his MCL surgery "went well."
Notre Dame redshirt junior T Ronnie Stanley "is very technically sound in both the run and pass game," notes NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah.
Irish HC Brian Kelly notes that Notre Dame redshirt junior T Ronnie Stanley is "physically" and "athletically" off the charts for his size.
Notre Dame redshirt junior CB KeiVarae Russell is "fully cleared by the NCAA" and back with the program, Irish head coach Brian Kelly stated.
Freshman DL Jerry Tillery is on track to start for Notre Dame, as the Fighting Irish figure out how to replace Jarron Jones.
Analyzing Notre Dame junior LB Jaylon Smith, NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter notes that "few linebackers in recent memory with the tackling ability, quickness to the ball, and natural instincts that Smith possesses."
Notre Dame senior C Nick Martin "offers versatility, as he moves between center and guard with ease," NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter writes.
Notre Dame redshirt junior T Ronnie Stanley "could have been an early first round pick last April, but decided to return to South Bend to use his length and athleticism at left tackle for a second season," writes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Notre Dame senior RB/WR C.J. Prosise will miss 10 days with a hamstring injury.
Notre Dame sophomore DL Daniel Cage and true freshman Jerry Tillery are splitting nose guard snaps now that Jarron Jones (MCL) is out for the season.
Updating a previous item, the injury that will keep Notre Dame redshirt junior DL Jarron Jones out for the season is a torn MCL.