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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