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.
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
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
Notre Dame defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder talks about the adjustment to South Bend and more inside.
August 20, 2014
Though both Anna Hickey and I have detailed practice reports from Saturday, the media was ushered out when Notre Dame scrimmaged. UND.com remained to shoot the following:
August 18, 2014
For Irish defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, the strength of the pack is in the wolf.
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?
Notre Dame's spring session offered its new defensive coordinator the chance to make certain pieces fit.