No. 9 Notre Dame will regain three starters from damage for this week’s showdown towards No. 6 Ohio State, as linebacker JD Bertrand, security DJ Brown and tight finish Mitchell Evans are all set to play.
Coach Marcus Freeman confirmed the gamers’ return Monday whereas saying tight finish Eli Raridon will stay out as he works his method again from a knee damage.
Bertrand was put in concussion protocol after a Sept. 9 recreation towards NC State and missed final Saturday’s contest towards Central Michigan. The 2-time captain and three-year starter has 203 profession tackles, together with 16.5 for loss and three.5 sacks.
Brown missed the Central Michigan recreation with a hamstring damage, which additionally restricted him final season. The sixth-year participant recorded his fourth profession interception towards NC State to associate with 114 profession tackles and 9 cross breakups.
Evans, a junior, had 4 receptions for 61 yards on Sept. 2 towards Tennessee State and performed towards NC State however missed the Central Michigan recreation whereas in concussion protocol.
Third-year defensive lineman Gabriel Rubio will start practising this week and is possible for the Ohio State recreation, Freeman stated. Rubio sustained a knee damage Aug. 26 in Notre Dame’s season opener towards Navy.