Jerry Tillery slowed down a bit during the spring as the grind of practice and the adjustment to college life caught up to him.
Notre Dame this fall will be without only three players from its 2014 defense: Cornerback Cody Riggs, safety Austin Collinsworth and defensive lineman Justin Utupo.
Ohio State lost two quarterbacks — one a preseason Heisman candidate, and the other a strong Heisman challenger in November.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew his offense would have to cover for a young defense this season.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expects a month off to help his banged-up defense get some much needed reinforcements for the Music City Bowl Dec.