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In-Depth: Irish D

Shembo's 17 hurries the most since 2004

A look at Notre Dame's defense entering Saturday's Pinstripe Bowl battle with Rutgers.

The first 51 games of the Brian Kelly era included trusted aid Bob Diaco coordinating the Irish defense. With Diaco now entrenched as the head coach of the Connecticut Huskies, it appears the 52nd will include contributions from the remaining trio of assistants. "We've broken it up so our defensive coaches have more responsibility," Kelly told Tim Prister of Irish Illustrated following a... Recommended Stories

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