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Competitive Situations

Our Player Improvement series resumes with a review of Notre Dame's defensive backs, a unit that struggled to defend the "50/50" ball for the second time in three years.

For columns on positions previously reviewed in the Player Improvement series, click the links below: Trio of returning running backs Wide Receivers Tight Ends Quarterbacks Offensive Line Linebackers Whose Ball is it? Notre Dame's defensive backs spent the final season of the Charlie Weis era losing winnable battles. Often in good position or running stride-for-stride with an opponent...

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