Talking Notre Dame Run Defense, Ian Book, Tommy Rees, Irish Receivers and More

The weekly rundown of Notre Dame football talked about the Irish run defense, pass game and much more
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The weekly segment on WSBT Sportsbeat with Darin Pritchett and Sean Stires included a number of Notre Dame football topics. Our conversation this week included a discussion about the Notre Dame run defense, the play of the Irish linebackers, growth from offensive coordinator Tommy Rees, the Irish wide receivers, improvement from Ian Book and more.

0:21 - We talk about the Notre Dame run defense, and why the Irish have played so well against the run over its last 11 games.

2:50 - Sean asks about the play of Mike linebacker Drew White, and my overall evaluation of the linebackers.

4:50 - Notre Dame has struggled against mobile quarterbacks in recent seasons, and we talk about the matchup against athletic Georgia Tech quarterback Jeff Sims.

7:19 - We discuss the re-emergence of RPOs against Pitt, and what that says about offensive coordinator Tommy Rees.

9:11 - Darin asks if the current group of wide receivers are good enough to beat Clemson.

11:20 - The conversation turns to the need for Notre Dame to get more dynamic pass catchers on the field.

13:50 - Ian Book is the next topic of conversation. We discuss his play against Pitt, the growth he showed and what could mean for the offense moving forward.

16:14 - Sean asks what I'm looking for out of the Georgia Tech game as Notre Dame prepares for Clemson, who the Irish play next week.

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