Malik Zaire got his wish, and he’ll be Notre Dame’s Captain Jack Sparrow
Year 2 of Brian VanGorder’s pressure-heavy defensive scheme probably won’t feature any single player contending to lead college football in sacks.
File this away for a cross-that-bridge-when-we-get-there concern: Notre Dame’s lack of a 13th game very well could hold them back from reaching the College Football Playoff in the near future.
Barring an unexpected offseason setback, Notre Dame will enter the 2015 season with one of the better cornerback duos in the country.
Jerry Tillery slowed down a bit during the spring as the grind of practice and the adjustment to college life caught up to him.