Even if you are not located in the Midwest, you are likely aware of the recent change in the coaching staff for the University of Notre Dame football program. If not, after 11 seasons under the Golden Dome, Brian Kelly left for a new opportunity at LSU. This prompted the Irish to name Defensive Coordinator Marcus Freeman as the 31st head coach in school history.
Shortly after the news broke, Freeman was repeatedly referred to as a "player's coach” by the media and fans alike.
At his introductory press conference, Coach Freeman addressed this description directly. He stated the following: