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Watch Players React to Marcus Freeman Becoming Notre Dame 30th Head Football Coach

Marcus Freeman, on Dec. 6, will be introduced as the new Notre Dame Head Football Coach.

Freeman spoke to the press when it came to the opportunity he’ll be given on the sideline of the gridiron coaching his roster.

 Marcus Freeman, one of the rising young stars in the profession and architect of the highly-ranked Fighting Irish defense, today has been named the 30th Dick Corbett Head Football Coach at the University of Notre Dame.

Freeman will be introduced on Monday, December 6 at a 2:00pm ET press conference and will coach the Irish in their upcoming bowl game.

“It is an honor to be named the head coach of Notre Dame Football,” said Freeman. “I am eternally grateful to both Father John Jenkins and Jack Swarbrick for giving me the opportunity to lead the exceptional men who make this program what it is. Notre Dame is a very special place and I look forward to pursuing a national championship with the most outstanding student-athletes, coaches and staff in college football.”

“Marcus Freeman has not only proven himself a superb football coach, he has shown–both in his time at Notre Dame and in my conversations with him this week–that he is a person of highest integrity who cares deeply about our student-athletes and is committed to their success in the classroom as well as on the field,” said University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.  “I am excited to welcome him as our new head football coach, and to have his wife, Joanna, and their six beautiful children in the Notre Dame family.”

“Marcus’ ability to connect with people, his fit at Notre Dame and the way he coaches young men set him apart as we went through our search process,” said University Vice President and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick. “I can’t wait to see how the culture created by these remarkable student-athletes continues to grow under the tutelage of Marcus and his staff.”

There’s no pressure on Notre Dame when it comes to their robust program, well known for their defense.

With former head coach Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame for LSU, Freeman will have the luxury to make Notre Dame a serious title contender.

Flip the page to watch the Notre Dame players’ reaction to Freeman being named head coach.

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