SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith is always up for a challenge.
Smith was ready last season when he became the first Notre Dame freshman linebacker to start a season-opener in 18 years. He was ready this season when Irish coaches moved him from outside linebacker to weakside linebacker, where he had to adjust to regularly taking on 300-pound linemen.
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November 06, 2014
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jaylon Smith’s phone died Tuesday night. So the Notre Dame linebacker didn’t find out where the Irish stood in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings until Wednesday morning. Wide receiver Corey Robinson also first learned of the rankings Wednesday after talking to his roommates. While national pundits and fans...
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Accolades seem endless for superstars.For Jaylon Smith, they almost flow freely from any coach that has ever seen the player up close.And even during the transition Notre Dame is going through under new defensive coach Brian VanGorder, tweeking Smith from outside to inside doesn't change the fact he still is an elite talent that can transform and command still- high praise from coaches...