Previously CoveredQuarterbackHalfback and FullbackWide ReceiverTight EndOffensive LineDefensive LineLinebackerSafetyCornerbackSpotlight: Nick TauschGFGPATPoints2008 (HS)-9-15--Also Returning: Ryan Burkhart, Eric Maust, Brandon WalkerLost: Joe Bizjak (graduation)Gained: David Ruffer (walk-on), Ben Turk (freshman)Stepping onto campus this fall, Nick Tausch had a chance to be Notre Dame's kickoff specialist, and possibly even their placekicker. Well, he's already won both jobs.No, you won't see Tausch booming kickoffs out of the back of the end zone - yet, at least. Tausch won kickoff responsibilities based on hangtime. Charlie Weis is a big fan of hangtime on kickoffs, and it's that philosophy that helped Notre Dame's kick coverage team hold opponents to the lowest return average in the...

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