DeShone Kizer gets the start over Malik Zaire at quarterback, but Brian Kelly is still determined to play both players.
James Onwualu gets to wear the now coveted #1 jersey. Earlier in camp, it was announced that this would be the new policy for the #1 jersey. James Onwualu is a captain, and the linebacker is promed for a big year.
Notre Dame is leaning on its veterans on offensive to lead them to a victory over Texas. Perhaps this has been the plan from Brian Kelly for a while now, but he kept the secret pretty close and nothing concrete was ever leaked.
Kizer lead the Irish to a 10-3 season after Malik Zaire went out for the season with a leg injury in Notre Dame’s game against Virginia.
It will be interesting to see just how these reps are divided out for the rest of the game against the Horns.