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Joe Schmidt may not have the talent of Nyles Morgan or the experience of Jarrett Grace, but coaches are confident the leadership he brings to a young Irish defense will be invaluable this coming f


KeiVarae Russell lined up across from Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman, who had burned Bennett Jackson three times early on in December's Pinstripe Bowl.


Notre Dame's defense lost five of its regular front-seven starters from 2013 as well as its coordinator, but that mass exodus opened the door for Jaylon Smith to make his mark.