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Spring Wrap: Irish linebackers

Junior linebacker John Turner

Who took a step forward? Who might have fallen back? Irish Eyes discusses what we know now, what we think we know, and what questions remain.

What We Know... That if sophomore Jaylon Smith isn't the most important player on the team for 2014, he's 1B. There are few irreplaceable players on head coach Brian Kelly's fifth-edition Irish, but if either Smith or junior defensive tackle Sheldon Day go down for an extended period, it's likely Notre Dame won't reach its potential next fall. Smith concluded the spring as the team's weak side... Recommended Stories