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Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly offered a unique assessment of his team's greatest strength entering August camp.

One year ago today, then-first year head coach checked off a list of perceived strengths for his 2010 Fighting Irish. Included were specifics, drilling down to such micro-based assessments as running back depth, offensive linemen he could win with, and the possibility of a dynamic special teams. Today, as Kelly's 2011 Irish approached the 24-hour mark before its first practice of the season...

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