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Spring ’12 – Week 1 Practice Video Roundup

Notre Dame conducted its third practice of the spring – the first of which was in full pads.  Here’s a quick recap of all of the practice videos put out on the Notre Dame athletic departments YouTube channel – one from each practice session.

Notre Dame Spring Practice Day 1

The position battles at quarterback, cornerback, and right guard and tackle are highlighted with some comments from Brian Kelly.

Notre Dame Spring Practice Day 2

This video highlights the linebacking corps. There’s a interesting drill with all of the linebackers dropping into coverage and defending a pass.  One thing that stood out to me here was how comfortable and smooth Justin Utupo looked in coverage compared to some of the other inside backers.  Bob Diaco talks a little bit about the depth and experience the Irish have at the position towards the end.

Notre Dame Spring Practice Day 3

The first day of full contact with the video showing one on one blocking drills, the rodeo drill, and some 11 on 11 scrimmage.  Check out the 5;22 mark for a really nice throw by Gunner Kiel and the 7:15 mark for a long run by Theo Riddick out of the backfield.

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