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Igniting the individual

For Irish defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, the strength of the pack is in the wolf.

Whenever a new coordinator is introduced to a program, the first couple of years he often makes it a point to tell the media he's working with what he's given. These aren't his players, you know. He didn't recruit them. Growing pains are going to be the norm. However, with Brian VanGorder, you get the sense the experienced coach embraces that fact of instead of leaning upon it as an excuse to... Recommended Stories