Practice number five of the 2021 spring is now in the books for the Notre Dame football program. Below are highlights of the practice, and a play-by-play analysis of who is in each clip and what is happening.
Clip 1: QB Jack Coan (#17) can't find an open receiver downfield and steps into the pocket to pick up positive yards. The Irish line gave Coan plenty of time in the pocket.
Clip 2: Defensive tackle Jayson Ademilola (#57) blows past left tackle Tosh Baker (#79) to get into the backfield for what would have been a tackle for loss.
Clip 3: Nose tackle Kurt Hinish (#41) gets a hand up and breaks up a pass from QB Jack Coan (#17).
Clip 4: QB Jack Coan (#17) hits tight end Michael Mayer (#87) on an out cut. Mayer beat safety DJ Brown (#12) on the play to pick up the first down.
Clip 5: Coan (#17) and Mayer (#87) connect again, this time on a crossing route to the left.
Clip 6: Coan (#17) gets outside on a play-action screen and finds running back Chris Tyree (#25) who gets outside for a big gain.
Clip 7: Coan (#17) and Mayer (#87) connect again for a short gain to the right, with Vyper Jordan Botelho (#17) in tight coverage.
Clip 8: Coan (#17) and Mayer (#87) connect on yet another short throw, this time in front of linebacker Marist Liufau (#35).
Clip 9: Rover Isaiah Pryor (#10) comes free off the edge and gets to Tyree (#25) in the backfield.
Clip 10: With pressure in his face, Coan (#17) unleashes a deep out throw to wide receiver Avery Davis, who makes a phenomenal catch after beating safety DJ Brown (#12).
Clip 11: Vyper Isaiah Foskey (#17) chucks freshman left tackle Blake Fisher (#54) en route to the quarterback.
Clip 12: QB Drew Pyne (#10) hits wideout Matt Solorio (#29) on a quick out cut.
Clip 13: Pyne (#10) throws the look screen to sophomore wideout Jordan Johnson (#15), who makes a defender miss en route to a big gain.
Clip 14: Defensive end NaNa Osafo-Mensah (#18) and defensive tackle Rylie Mills (#99) quickly get into Pyne's (#10) face and blow up the pass play.
Clip 15: Despite pressure from Liufau (#35) on the blitz, Pyne (#10) gets the throw off to freshman receiver Lorenzo Styles Jr. (#21), who beats safety Litchfield Ajavon (#23) for the big play.
Clip 16: Pyne (#10) gets a quick throw out to wideout Leo Albano (#26).
Note: Video provided by Fighting Irish Media
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