Irish Depth Chart

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Posted Sep 15, 2010


Notre Dame's 2-Deep for Saturday night's battle in East Lansing.

Notre Dame’s two-deep depth chart for Saturday night’s contest at Michigan State.

Offensive Depth Chart: Game Three

Quarterback:

  1. Junior Dayne Crist
  2. Junior Nate Montana or Freshman Tommy Rees

Tailback:

  1. Senior Armando Allen
  2. Sophomore Cierre Wood
    Note: Both Jonas Gray and Robert Hughes are likely to see playing time in East Lansing.

“W” Receiver:

  1. Junior Michael Floyd
  2. Junior John Goodman

“X” Receiver:

  1. Freshman T.J. Jones
  2. Senior Duval Kamara

“Z” Receiver (slot):

  1. Sophomore Theo Riddick
  2. Sophomore Robby Toma

Tight End:

  1. Junior Kyle Rudolph
  2. Sophomore Tyler Eifert
    Note: Senior Mike Ragone could also make his 2010 debut Saturday night.

Left Tackle:

  1. Sophomore Zack Martin
  2. Senior Matt Romine

Left Guard:

  1. 5th-Year Senior Chris Stewart
  2. Sophomore Chris Watt

Center:

  1. Junior Braxston Cave
  2. Junior Mike Golic

Right Guard:

  1. Junior Trevor Robinson
  2. Junior Mike Golic

Right Tackle:

  1. Senior Taylor Dever
  2. Senior Andrew Nuss

Defensive Depth Chart: Game One

Defensive End:

  1. Junior Kapron Lewis-Moore
  2. Junior Hafis Williams

Defensive End:

  1. Junior Ethan Johnson
  2. Senior Emeka Nwankwo

Nose Guard:

  1. Senior Ian Williams
  2. Junior Sean Cwynar
    Note: Sophomore Tyler Stockton could also appear from scrimmage vs. the Spartans.

“CAT” Outside Linebacker:

  1. Junior Darius Fleming
  2. Freshman Prince Shembo
    Note: Junior Steve Filer is likely to appear before Shembo, defensively.

“DOG” Outside Linebacker:

  1. Senior Kerry Neal
  2. Senior Brian Smith

MIKE Linebacker:

  1. Sophomore Manti Te’o
  2. Freshman Danny Spond

WILL Linebacker:

  1. Sophomore Carlo Calabrese
  2. Junior Anthony McDonald

Free Safety (Field):

  1. Sophomore Zeke Motta
  2. Junior Jamoris Slaughter
    Note: CB Robert Blanton could also see time at safety. Jamoris Slaughter is again considered "an emergency backup" due to an ankle sprain suffered prior to the Michigan contest.

Strong Safety (Boundary):

  1. Senior Harrison Smith
  2. Junior Dan McCarthy

Field Cornerback:

  1. Senior Darrin Walls
  2. Freshman Lo Wood

Boundary Cornerback:

  1. Gary Gray
  2. Robert Blanton

Special Teams

  • Placekicker: Senior David Ruffer
  • Kick-offs: Senior David Ruffer
  • Punter: Sophomore Ben Turk
  • Punt Return: Senior Armando Allen or Senior John Goodman
  • Kick Return: Sophomore Cierre Wood and Sophomore Theo Riddick
  • Long Snapper: Sophomore Jordan Cowart
  • Short Snapper: Senior Bill Flavin
  • Holder: Junior Ryan Kavanagh


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