Archive for the ‘Bryant Young’ Category

Coachspeak

March 31, 2009

Some of the Fighting Irish assistants speak to the media.

Tony Alford

Alford on Jonas Gray @ Rivals Video

Bryant Young

Alford on Jonas Gray @ Rivals Video

Bernie Parmalee

Parmalee sees spring progress @ Rivals Video
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TAH-NOO-TAH!!! Eats Baby Rabbits…

February 14, 2009

TAH-NOO-TAH say, “Te’o no Katzenmoyer, but still will rip your intestines out.”

Tenutas vision of the defense @ Rivals Video

Bryant Young is Barry White trapped in a defensive lineman’s body. (He actually says, “Get in where you fit in.” Too $hort!!!! Must be his Bay area influence).

Young wants to share his knowledge of the game @ Rivals Video

BTW- Are those sweaters black? Somebody must be reading Three Guys In A Basement and watching the Subway Alumni Show.

Bring It In

January 19, 2009

There is a ton of coaching news today for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. First, Tony Alford has been named the running backs coach (a position previously held by Mike Haywood). This was a name that never surfaced during the search, but that may be because the concentration has been on the offensive coordinator job. Either way, Alford looks like a solid hire and someone that can work to develop the overwhelming, yet perhaps underachieving talent, that is present on the Notre Dame depth chart.

Also, two former players are coming home to coach as grad assistants. Bryant Young is taking the defensive G.A. position and Tim Grunhardt is sliding into the offensive G.A. position. Bryant Young was a beast at Notre Dame and a future Hall of Famer in the NFL (A great in depth piece on Young from TGIAB.com). Both of these guys will be counted on to help improve both our defensive and offensive lines.

So welcome to Notre Dame Tony, and welcome back home, Bryant and Tim. Coach Weis is piecing together a very nice staff that should help this team get over the next step.