Notre Dame was back on the field for its first practice of the 2021 spring. Notre Dame provided highlights of that first practice, and you can see them below.
Clip 1: Sophomore QB Drew Pyne throws a pass to senior wide receiver Joe Wilkins Jr. during a team tempo period, which is what often kicks off the practice.
Clip 2: Grad transfer quarterback Jack Coan (#17) hits sophomore wide receiver Xavier Watts (#82) on a hitch throw. Also in this clip is offensive linemen Blake Fisher (#54), Rocco Spindler (#50), Andrew Kristofic (#73), Quinn Carroll (#77) and Michael Carmody (#68). Interesting note here is Fisher at left tackle, Kristofic at center (where he is cross-training), Carroll at guard and Carmody at tackle.
Clip 3: Wideout Avery Davis (#3) going through drills.
Clip 4: Fifth-year senior nose tackle Kurt Hinish (#41) going through drills.
Clip 5: Junior end Isaiah Foskey (#7) going through drills.
Clip 6: Running back Kyren Williams (#23) going through drills.
Clip 7: Irish offensive line going through drills, with veteran Josh Lugg (#75) leading the charge.
Clip 8: Senior tight end George Takacs (#85) work an In cut.
Clip 9: Junior safety KJ Wallace (#16) going through a pursuit drill.
Clip 10: Fifth-year senior rover Isaiah Pryor (#10) working a mirror tackling drill.
Clip 11: Freshman QB Tyler Buchner (#12) throws an in cut to wideout Jay Brunelle (#81), but the ball is broken up by cornerback Ramon Henderson (#11).
Clip 12: QB Drew Pyne (#10) hits a wideout on an out cut, beating corner Clarence Lewis (#26) on the play.
Clip 13: Punter Jay Bramblett (#19) booms one.
Clip 14: Long snapper Michael Vinson (#65) shoots it back to Bramblett (#19)
Clip 15: Running back Kyren Williams (#23) works a stretch play. Also in this clip are left tackle Tosh Baker (#79), right tackle Josh Lugg (#75), center Zeke Correll (#52), right guard John Dirksen (#56), defensive end Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa (#95), linebackers Jack Kiser (#24), Drew White (#40) and Marist Liufau (#35) and end Isaiah Foskey (#7).
Clip 16: Wideout Jordan Johnson makes a diving catch of a Jack Coan (#17) pass on a comeback throw. Johnson beats cornerback TaRiq Bracy (#28) on the play.
Clip 17: Coan (#17) hits tight end Michael Mayer (#87) on a cross route. Mayer beat linebacker Jack Kiser (#24) on the play.
Clip 18: Coan (#17) tries to hit Mayer (#87) on a seam throw, but safety Houston Griffith (#3) breaks it up. Cornerback Clarence Lewis (#26) was also in coverage.
Clip 19: Coan (#17) tries to hit tight end George Takacs (#85), but Lewis (#26) is in tight coverage.
Clip 20: QB Drew Pyne (#10) hits Takacs (#85) on a quick slide throw.
Clip 21: QB Tyler Buchner (#12) hits wide receiver Xavier Watts (#82) on a go route for a long touchdown during a 7-on-7 period.
Clip 22: QB Coan (#17) hits Mayer (#87) on an out cut. Mayer beat DJ Brown (#12) on the play.
Clip 23: Wide receiver Avery Davis (#3) beats Isaiah Pryor (#10) across the field on a drag, and he's thrown a great ball by Coan (#17)
Clip 24: Coan (#17) hits wideout Joe Wilkins Jr. (#18) on a crossing route.
Clip 25: Coan (#17) again tries to go to Wilkins (#18), but he's pressured by end Jordan Botelho (#17) and the throw is broken up by DJ Brown (#12).
NOTE: All video courtesy of Fighting Irish Media
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