Prister’s Thursday Thoughts

Many would expect Mike Brey to hire at least one veteran assistant coach, which he may do. But he’s intrigued by the chance to surround himself with former Irish captains.
May 26, 2016

Attention, Retention, Aid Irish

Notre Dame coordinators Mike Denbrock and Brian VanGorder preside over a pair of youth-filled, inexperienced units. That hasn't stopped either from loading their players' plates with a massive inventory of schemes for matchups each Saturday.
October 22, 2014

Eye in the Sky: First Half Film Review

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

Video: VanGorder On Freshmen Defenders

Notre Dame defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder talks about the adjustment to South Bend and more inside.
August 20, 2014

Weekend Practice Highlights

Though both Anna Hickey and I have detailed practice reports from Saturday, the media was ushered out when Notre Dame scrimmaged. remained to shoot the following:
August 18, 2014

Igniting the individual

For Irish defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, the strength of the pack is in the wolf.
August 3, 2014

Trouble Spot 12: Purdue

Last season, Purdue played well, Notre Dame played poorly, and the game was close to the bitter end as a result. Ditto 2012. So why is Purdue the least likely "Trouble Spot" for Brian Kelly's Irish in 2014?
June 17, 2014

It will take a village

Notre Dame's spring session offered its new defensive coordinator the chance to make certain pieces fit.
April 13, 2014