Notre Dame football: 5 things to watch in 2016

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are always an interesting team to watch every year as they are one of the traditional powers, but don’t have a conference affiliation, which hurts them in terms of the College Football Playoff.

However, they are looking to take a big step toward being one of the best teams in the country going into the 2016 season.

The Notre Dame offense should be their strong unit as they return a number of talented players in the backfield and along the offensive line. Defensively, they should be ready to reload with a top ten recruiting class in each of the last few years.

Let’s take a look at five things to watch for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish heading into the 2016 college football season.

Oklahoma WR Dallis Todd confirms transfer
Oklahoma WR Dallis Todd confirms transfer