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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Five walk-ons added to roster

By Matt Fortuna

Chris Salvi has gone from walk-on to special teams ace to scholarship player at Notre Dame. Is there another Salvi among the Irish's new walk-ons? (The answer, technically, is yes.)

Notre Dame just released the names and numbers of five walk-ons who joined the team this spring. They are:

And, as my pal Dan Murphy at BlueandGold.com points out, Will Salvi, Chris' younger brother, had already been added to the roster as a cornerback. The 5-10, 176-pound younger Salvi wears No. 36, will have senior eligibility this fall and, like big brother, hails from Lake Forest, Ill., and went to Carmel Catholic.