Jul 8, 2015, 11:04 AM EDT
Last spring, Michael Deeb looked like a front runner to emerge in the middle of Notre Dame’s defense. This spring? He was buried behind a group of talented players and experimenting with a position change.
May 11, 2015, 12:18 PM EDT
We continue our look at the post-spring depth charts with the linebackers. A talented group of athletes might provide one of the most misleading depth charts in recent memory.
Mar 6, 2015, 3:08 PM EDT
A position group that started last spring as one of the biggest question marks on the defense enters spring practice with the chance to be the most talented unit on the field.
Jun 27, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT
Spring practice came and went and linebacker Michael Deeb didn’t make a run at the open middle linebacker job. But what’s in store for the sophomore now that his redshirt is off? Our latest entry in Irish A-to-Z explores.
Mar 31, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT
Even without the news that Jarrett Grace underwent more surgery to try and heal his broken right leg, Notre Dame’s plans at inside linebacker are far from clear.
Mar 14, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT
Notre Dame returns to practice next Wednesday, two weeks since it last took the field for practice. With the university on break this week, it’s been a nice calm before getting back to the business at hand of improving this football team before fall camp. And there is work to be done. Before we get…
Aug 30, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT
While the linebacking corps might be best known for the player that departed, the Irish should be very strong both inside and out even without All-American Manti Te’o roaming the field. Head coach Brian Kelly has talked quite a bit about the type of teammate and leader the Irish need to replace in Te’o, but…
Jun 24, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT
All-American Manti Te’o is gone. Dan Fox and Carlo Calabrese will move on after this season as well. Left to take over on the inside are recruits handpicked by Brian Kelly and Bob Diaco to play in this defense. Those selections haven’t been plentiful. Already put on scholarship is recruiting walk-on Joe Schmidt, who has…
Feb 6, 2013, 7:12 AM EDT
Just a few minutes after 7:00 a.m., Notre Dame has accepted a letter-of-intent from linebacker Michael Deeb. Let’s take a look at what the Irish are getting. MICHAEL DEEB Plantation, Florida Measureables: 6-foot-2, 238-pounds. Accolades: First-team linebacker Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. First-team linebacker on Miami Herald All-Broward County 5A. Four-year starter at inside linebacker. Impressive…
Jun 29, 2012, 3:23 PM EDT
It’s been a busy week for linebackers coach and defensive coordinator Bob Diaco. After picking up a pledge from outside linebacker prospect Danny Mattingly earlier in the week, South Florida inside linebacker Michael Deeb committed to Notre Dame today, making the announcement via Twitter. “Thankful and blessed to make the decision to commit to THE…