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Why VanGorder Was Never The Right FitVanGorder’s approach left most defensive players flailing for at least half of their ND years. Kelly’s offenses could never quite score enough to offset the defensive deficiencies.
Kelly Aims for “Fast, Free, Loose” DefenseBrian Kelly hopes clean slate will energize Irish defenders with two-thirds of the season remaining.
Hudson faces energy challengeNotre Dame’s defense will look different under new defensive coordinator Greg Hudson. But what Brian Kelly really wants is for Hudson to make sure it feels different.
Recruits react to VanGorder firingNotre Dame fired Brian VanGorder on Sunday as its defensive coordinator. The program’s committed prospects likely won’t be affected by the change.