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Notre Dame Football: Spring Roster Revealed - Who Got Fat? Who’s Taller? Who Changed Numbers?

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We’ve got the full rundown here.

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish revealed its spring roster today, which gives us an opportunity to see which players have undergone the most dramatic physical transformations.

For comparison, I used the official roster released before the final game against the USC Trojans last November.

Biggest gainers

  • Sophomore LB Jamir Jones, up 18 pounds to 243.
  • Sophomore LS John Shannon, up 15 pounds to 235.
  • Senior DL Daniel Cage, up 14 pounds to 329.
  • Junior DL Lincoln Feist, up 14 pounds to 329.
  • Sophomore OL Liam Eichenberg, up 14 pounds to 294.
  • Senior K Sam Kohler, up 14 pounds to 189.
  • Sophomore S Jalen Elliott, up 13 pounds to 208.
  • Sophomore S Chistopher Schilling, up 12 pounds to 217.
  • Graduate TE Durham Smythe, up 11 pounds to 256.
  • Sophomore WR Arion Shinaver, up 11 pounds to 181.
  • Graduate OL Hunter Bivin, up 10 pounds to 318.
  • Sophomore WR Javon McKinley, up 10 pounds to 220.
  • Sophomore WR/RB Deon McIntosh, up 10 pounds to 190.

Biggest losers

  • Junior OL Logan Plantz, down 21 pounds to 289.
  • Junior CB Shaun Crawford, down 10 pounds to 175.
  • Junior LB Devyn Spruell, down 9 pounds to 231.
  • Senior WR Grant Hammann, down 9 pounds to 183.
  • Junior RB Dexter Williams, down 8 pounds to 202.
  • Junior S Nick Coleman, down 8 pounds to 187.
  • Junior OL Tristen Hoge, down 7 pounds to 303.
  • Sophomore OL Parker Boudreaux, down 7 pounds to 288.
  • Senior LB Nyles Morgan, down 7 pounds to 238.

Growth spurts

  • Junior LB Kier Murphy grew 1 34 inches. He’s now 6-foot-1 3/4.
  • Sophomore OL Parker Boudreaux grew 1 14 inches. He’s now 6-foot-4.
  • Senior LB Greer Martin grew 1 1/8 inches. He’s now 6-foot-3 5/8.
  • Senior QB Montgomery VanGorder grew 1 1/8 inches. He’s now 6-foot-1 3/8.
  • Graduate TE Durham Smythe grew 1 inch. He’s now 6-foot-5 1/2.
  • Junior WR Equanimeous St. Brown grew 1 inch. He’s now 6-foot-5.
  • Sophomore DL Julian Okwara grew 1 inch. He’s now 6-foot-4 1/2.
  • Junior P Jeff Riney grew 1 inch. He’s now 5-foot-10 3/4.
  • Sophomore OL Tommy Kraemer grew 7/8ths of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-5 5/8.
  • Senior TE Tyler Luatua grew 7/8ths of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-3 3/8.
  • Senior TE Nic Weishar grew three-quarters of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-4 3/4.
  • Senior DL Jonathan Bonner grew three-quarters of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-3 3/4.
  • Sophomore CB Donte Vaughn grew three-quarters of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-2 3/4.
  • Junior QB Brandon Wimbush grew three-quarters of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-1 3/4.
  • Senior CB Nick Watkins grew three-quarters of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-1.
  • Junior S Nicco Fertitta also grew three-quarters of an inch. He’s now 5-foot-9.
  • Graduate OL Hunter Bivin grew 5/8ths of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-6 1/8.
  • Senior DL Jay Hayes grew 5/8ths of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-3 5/8.
  • Senior DL Daniel Cage grew 5/8ths of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-1 3/8.
  • Sophomore S Jalen Elliott grew 5/8ths of an inch. He’s now 6-foot-0 1/2.
  • Sophomore QB Ian Book and Junior S Nick Coleman also grew 5/8ths. They are now both 6-foot-0 1/8.
  • Junior CB Shaun Crawford grew 5/8ths of an inch as well. He’s now 5-foot-9 1/8.
  • Junior RB Josh Adams grew 12 inch. He’s now 6-foot-2 1/8.

Shrinking bodies

  • Sophomore WR Mick Assaf lost an inch. He’s now 5-foot-11.
  • Junior WR Brian Ball lost 7/8ths of an inch. He’s now 5-foot-10 and 1/8th.

New numbers

  • Junior TE Alize Jones has moved from #10 to #86.
  • Junior OL Logan Plantz has moved from #69 to #62.
  • Freshman RB C.J. Holmes is wearing #15. He’s listed at 6-foot-0 1/8 and 206 pounds.
  • Freshman S Isaiah Robertson is wearing #17. He’s listed at 6-foot-1 12 and 208 pounds.
  • Freshman OL Aaron Banks is wearing #69. He is listed as 6-foot-5 34 and 310 pounds.
  • Freshman OL Robert Hainsey is #72. He’s listed at 6-foot-4 5/8 and 292 pounds.
  • Freshman TE Brock Wright is #89. He’s listed at 6-foot-4 12 and 252 pounds.