A few odds and ends with eight days until the Blue-Gold Game closes out spring practice at Notre Dame...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- During Bob Diaco's four-year tenure as Notre Dame's defensive coordinator, the Irish were consistently among the least aggressive defenses in college football.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur hadn't been out recruiting since 2007, when he was the offensive coordinator for a small Division II school in northern Ohio.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur entered spring practice with a "blank slate," as he put it.