Notre Dame releases depth chart for Week 4 vs. Ohio State

Jack Soble09/18/23
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Notre Dame players celebrate a Spencer Shrader field goal. (Photo by Chad Weaver, Blue & Gold)

There is one change on the Notre Dame depth chart as the Irish get set to take on Ohio State at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. It is on special teams.


  1. Sam Hartman (Gr.)
  2. Steve Angeli (So.)

Running back

  1. Audric Estimé (Jr.)
  2. Gi’Bran Payne (So.) OR
  3. Jadarian Price (So.) OR
  4. Devyn Ford (Gr.) OR
  5. Jeremiyah Love (Fr.)

Ford received significantly fewer carries than Payne, Price and Love this week.

Wide receiver

  1. Jayden Thomas (Jr.)
  2. Deion Colzie (Jr.)

Wide receiver

  1. Tobias Merriweather (So.)
  2. Rico Flores Jr. (Fr.)

Notre Dame graduate receiver Matt Salerno remains out with a lower-leg injury.

Wide receiver (slot)

  1. Chris Tyree (Sr.)
  2. Jaden Greathouse (Fr.)

Tight end

  1. Mitchell Evans (Jr.)
  2. Holden Staes (So.)
  3. Davis Sherwood (Jr.)

Notre Dame sophomore Eli Raridon, still recovering from a torn ACL suffered in 2022, remains off the depth chart. Evans missed Week 3 vs. Central Michigan with a concussion.

Left tackle

  1. Joe Alt (Jr.)
  2. Tosh Baker (Sr.)

Left guard

  1. Pat Coogan (Jr.)
  2. Billy Schrauth (So.)


  1. Zeke Correll (Gr.)
  2. Ashton Craig (So.)

Right guard

  1. Rocco Spindler (Jr.)
  2. Andrew Kristofic (Gr.)

Right tackle

  1. Blake Fisher (Jr.)
  2. Aamil Wagner (So.)


  1. Jordan Botelho (Sr.)
  2. Junior Tuihalamaka (So.)
  3. Joshua Burnham (So.)

Three-technique defensive tackle

  1. Rylie Mills (Sr.)
  2. Jason Onye (Jr.)
  3. Donovan Hinish (So.)

Hinish outsnapped Onye again this Saturday.

Nose tackle

  1. Howard Cross III (Gr.)
  2. Aidan Keanaaina (Sr.) OR
  3. Hinish (So.)

Strong-side defensive end

  1. Javontae Jean-Baptiste (Gr.) OR
  2. Nana Osafo-Mensah (Gr.)
  3. Burnham (So.)

Will linebacker

  1. Marist Liufau (Gr.)
  2. Jaiden Ausberry (Fr.)

Mike linebacker

  1. JD Bertrand (Gr.)
  2. Drayk Bowen (Fr.)

Bertrand missed Week 3 vs. Central Michigan with a concussion.


  1. Jack Kiser (Gr.)
  2. Jaylen Sneed (So.)


  1. Cam Hart (Gr.)
  2. Jaden Mickey (So.)


  1. Benjamin Morrison (So.)
  2. Christian Gray (Fr.) OR
  3. Clarence Lewis (Sr.)

Left safety

  1. DJ Brown (Gr.) OR
  2. Antonio Carter II (Gr.) OR
  3. Thomas Harper (Gr.)

Brown missed Week 3 vs. Central Michigan with a hamstring injury. Notre Dame announced Carter changed his number to 9 at this time last week, but later announced he will remain No. 4.

Right safety

  1. Xavier Watts (Sr.) OR
  2. Ramon Henderson (Sr.)

Watts led all Notre Dame defenders in snaps on Saturday.

Specialists (starters only)

Place kicker: Spencer Shrader (Gr.)

Kickoff specialist: Shrader (Gr.)

Punter: Bryce McFerson (So.)

Holder: Dylan Devezin (So.)

Long snapper: Michael Vinson (Gr.)

Kickoff returner: Devyn Ford (Gr.)

Punt returner: Chris Tyree (Sr.)

Ford’s return to the top of the kick returner depth chart is the lone change this week.