Mike Denbrock

Report: Mike Denbrock headed to Cincinnati as OC

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Mike Denbrock is on the move. Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel is reporting that Notre Dame’s associate head coach and play-caller will join new Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell’s coaching staff. It’s a huge move that removes one more trusted insider from Brian Kelly’s coaching staff. Yet it’s also not surprising, and fits into some of the [more]

Kelly: Play-calling will be a collaboration

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So who's calling the plays? That was one of the main questions still unanswered heading into the season's opening game, and when head coach Brian Kelly was asked about it, he was staying mum. [more]

For Golson, challenges won’t disappear now that he’s at FSU

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Everett Golson left Notre Dame for Florida State. Degree in hand, free agency well earned. But for some who thought Golson left South Bend because he wanted nothing to do with a quarterback competition that Malik Zaire seemed to embrace, the fifth-year quarterback's arrival in Tallahassee won't mark the end of a position battle. [more]

After chaotic spring, offensive roles can come into focus

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Spring practice is in the books. The Blue-Gold game is history. (Not here, we'll talk about that thing all week...) So after a frantic few months in the Gug, the focus of Notre Dame's rebuilt offensive staff can change from planning practices to... planning—well, just about everything. [more]

In a time of change, Denbrock a constant

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Mike Denbrock is a throwback. He's the type of coach that existed a generation ago. A top assistant who may have been relegated to the shadows of a head coach, carving out a niche that didn't usually come with a statue, but brought with gratitude from a fanbase used to seeing plenty of wins. [more]