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Zbikowski Leading the Secondary

Tom Zbikowski, the hard-working and dependable junior safety, is the only starter returning in the Irish secondary. In 2004 he started all 12 games at strong safety and finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles [37 solos]. The intelligent junior will be called on to help develop the young secondary players and to be a leader on the defense.

Since the hiring of Charlie Weis as head football coach at the University of Notre Dame, much has been written and said about a new and positive attitude for the football program. Junior safety Tom Zbikowski was asked if there had been much emphasis this summer amongst the players about a new attitude. "Yes. It's a clean slate, new coaches, new facilities, new everything, and we want a clean...

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