Football Practice Update - Friday, Aug. 14

Aug. 14, 2009

The University of Notre Dame football team ran through its seventh day of preseason practice at a sun-soaked LaBar Practice Complex on Friday, Aug. 14. The Irish ran through a single afternoon workout today, while Saturday's two-a-day schedule (including an open practice for Irish fans) looms on the docket for the weekend.

Coach Weis met with the media today for the third time in the preseason schedule. As always, the cameras were there bring you exclusive complete footage of the media session -

Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Media Session

This year we have made some adjustments allowing the questions to be heard at these informal gatherings, allowing you to download a podcast of the entire session. You can download today's 29-minute Q&A by clicking here.

Don't have time to delve into the entire media session today? No problem, we broke it down for you as usual -

Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Media Session Highlights
Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Practice Format
Coach Weis discusses the format the Irish will follow in practice over the next week to 10 days.
Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Personnel
Coach Weis discusses several different Irish personnel, including Kapron Lewis-Moore, Scott Smith and Tyler Eifert.
Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Quarterbacks
Coach Weis talks about the developing depth at the quarterback position, and Jimmy Clausen's audible freedom in 2009.
Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Recruiting
Coach Weis discusses the current Irish players roles in on-campus recruiting.
Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - SAM Linebacker
Coach Weis talks about the SAM linebacker position, which needs to be filled due to Harrison Smith swithcing to his natural position at free safety.
Coach Weis - Aug. 14 - Kick Returners
Coach Weis talks about the possible candidates to return kicks for the Irish this season.

Practice Report Presented by xerox - Aug. 14 - Running Backs

If you are just joining us for our daily updates, here is a complete list of links that will take you to the previous updates we have released in August...

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  • Day Six (Coach Polian - Practice Report focused on DL)
  • Day Five (Practice Report - Irish Watch List Players, Player Interviews)
  • Day Four (Practice Report, Coach Weis)
  • Day Three (Practice Report, Player Interviews)
  • Day Two (Practice Report, Player Interviews)
  • Day One Media Day (Coach Weis, Assistant Coaches



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