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Notre Dame Football

6 Thoughts on a Thursday

July 11, 2019
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Expectations for a team’s season in college football are mostly based on returning starters and their production. It’s that way because, in a sport where there is constant turnover of rosters and coaching staffs, the guys coming back are the known factors people can account for.

Projection is involved too when a new coordinator is coming in with fresh ideas with past success at other stops. Or sometimes it’s a hyped recruit finally getting his opportunity to play. But for the most part, who’s returning is what drives pre-season predictions.

 
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