Notre Dame believes this season could be special

Staff file photo by Robin Rudd / Notre Dame's Justin Baker (1) looks to be a dynamic weapon on both sides of the ball for the Fighting Irish again this season. Baker had more than 500 total yards of offense with seven touchdowns last year, along with 60-plus tackles as a defensive back.


Head coach: Charles Fant (78-49 here and overall)

Returning starters: 5 offensive; 7 defensive

Last year's record: 4-6, did not qualify for TSSAA Division II-AA playoffs

Key players: Justin Baker (5-11, 165) Sr.