Now a fulltime guard, Steve Elmer is on a similar track as another former early enrollee who played in the NFL. One of Harry Hiestand’s first big recruiting gets is next in the A-to-Z series.
Despite bouncing around from guard to tackle to guard, Steve Elmer could arguably have been Notre Dame’s best and most consistent run blocker in 2014. He has all the tools to be a dynamic right guard for the Irish with two seasons of eligibility remaining.
A collection of Irish players Irish players that must elevate their respective performance if Notre Dame is to finish 4-0.
November 4, 2014
Our drive-by-drive and play-by-play review and analysis of Notre Dame's first half efforts Saturday night in Tallahassee
October 21, 2014
Who took a step forward? Who might have fallen back? What we know now, what we think we know, and what questions remain.
Right guard, right tackle, left guard, and, maybe some day, left tackle. It doesn't matter to sophomore Steve Elmer, a versatile offensive lineman capable of playing most positions -- but happy nonetheless to settle at one.
Jaylon Smith and John Turner teaming inside in a 3rd down package. Early enrollee Andrew Trumbetti wrecking a first-unit tackle (for one snap). Highlights provided by C.J. Prosise, Cam McDaniel, Malik Zaire, and Joe Schmidt. Injury updates and early ascent in the (way-too-early) depth chart -- today's practice report has something for everyone.
Notre Dame's offensive line is long on talent, size, and, relatively speaking, experience. It's also short on definitive answers.