March 2, 2007

Spring Preview: Linebackers

Possible position changes:

Travis Thomas is expected to move from outside linebacker to running back. Like the defensive line, shifts within the linebacker corps could be significant because of the adjusted alignment/philosophy.


Spring outlook:

Due to Corwin Brown's defensive background, Charlie Weis' familiarity with the 3-4/3-4 personnel, and the make-up of Notre Dame's defensive front seven, the shift in philosophy makes sense. The Irish have more linebacker types than defensive lineman types.



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