Freddy Canteen had an unremarkable career with the Wolverines. Can he be a difference maker in South Bend?
There are plenty of legitimate reasons for Notre Dame's two-year slide, but Brian Kelly's athletic, experienced squad won't have many excuses if the streak extends to three.
The favorites to lead the Irish in passing, rushing, and tackles still find themselves barely outside the top five.
The kicking game had some rough moments last season and Kyle Brindza is gone - is it time to worry about special teams in 2015?
Joe Schmidt and Jarrett Grace hope to return to health and boost the center of an Irish defense that was decimated by injuries in 2014.
Notre Dame and Louisville both need to win out to avoid disappointing seasons. Can the Irish offense stop making mistakes against a defense that causes teams to make so many?