It’s rare that an OL that makes a very limited contribution in four years is invited back. With reduced numbers at tackle, however, Harrell helps balance out the depth chart.
Both a career reserve and a versatile backup, Mark Harrell faces a tough fight for playing time in his fourth and likely final year. Irish Illustrated’s A-to-Z series continues with the senior swing man.
A trio of Irish juniors (redshirt-sophomores) look to improve their respective fall standing with improvement this spring.
February 19, 2014
Notre Dame's first and second unit offensive line is set for next week's Pinstripe Bowl matchup vs. Rutgers. You need only your second thumb to count the combatants...
December 21, 2013
O'Malley examines the relative surprises, job shares, and various points of interest from Notre Dame's fluid depth chart as the 2013 season begins. Who'll play Saturday? Who'll play the most? Will the Irish use extra tight ends more often than a fourth (or third?) receiver? How many runners can see action with the game still in doubt?
August 28, 2013
O'Malley's stream of consciousness player previews continue with five redshirt-freshmen poised to make their field debuts this fall.
Our final position review of the Irish offense exiting spring ball looks at Notre Dame's offensive line. In this edition of our "Incomplete" series, O'Malley explains who stood out, who's a step behind, and what questions remain entering the summer with four incoming freshmen waiting to join the fray.
Offensive line coach Harry Hiestand has two starters to replace from his 2012 group. But despite the loss of a three-year starter in the middle, Hiestand says the Irish offensive front is ahead of its previous season's brethren as an overall unit.