Brian Mason

With Brian Mason at the helm, Notre Dame seeks to ‘create chaos’ on special teams

When competition-focused special teams coordinator Brian Mason arrived at Notre Dame in January, there was little time to sit back and take it all in. The Irish had just lost their three-year starting kicker in Jonathan Doerer to graduation along with fellow three-year No. 1 punter Jay Bramblett to LSU. Not only were there too few bodies to breed competition, there were too few bodies to even call it a complete special teams group.
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How is Brian Mason going to choose Notre Dame's starting kicker?

Notre Dame‘s special teams room has had quite the shakeup in recent months. That’s not to say the entire program has not, but the Irish currently have a new special teams coordinator looking for both a new starting punter and new starting kicker after the departures of Brian Polian, Jay Bramblett and Jonathan Doerer.

Everything Notre Dame ST Coordinator Brian Mason Said This Weekend

Notre Dame players and coaches spoke with the media after spring practice on Saturday. Here is everything Fighting Irish special teams coordinator Brian Mason had to say. On the battle at kicker between Josh Bryan and Blake Grupe. "I think we have a really healthy, great competition. Practice five today...

Inside the SCCA - Solo 101 with Brian Mason

The latest in our series of “SCCA U” episodes is a deep dive into what you need to do for your first autocross event. We talk about everything from what to do the weekend before the event, to how to register, go through tech, track walks and your first runs. Brian Mason is a long-time autocrosser and a wealth of knowledge. This episode isn’t just for newbies… even seasoned solo drivers might get some good ideas.

Brian Mason Has an ‘Absolute Passion’ for Special Teams

The first clue is that he calls it the “punt block” team as opposed to the “punt return” team. The second is the declaration on multiple occasions of wanting to be the No. 1 special teams unit in America. It’s all followed by a steady stream...

Notre Dame’s Brian Mason had plenty to say this week

Now that the Notre Dame coaching staff is fully in place, they finally had the opportunity to speak with the media. Here is everything Fighting Irish special teams coordinator Brian Mason had to say. On what he wants to do first at Notre Dame. “The first thing in the process...

Official: Brian Mason is Notre Dame's Special Teams Coordinator

RELEASE: SOUTH BEND, Ind. — After an extensive national search, Dick Corbett Head Football Coach Marcus Freeman has tabbed Brian Mason to join his Notre Dame staff as the special teams coordinator. The hiring will be effective at the conclusion of the University’s standard employment process. “In designing...

Brian Mason

College: Dennison (2009, B.A.), Bluffton (2012, M.A.), Purdue (2014, M.S.), Ohio State (2016, M.S.) 2012 Kent State ( 2016 Ohio State (Fiesta – CFP Semifinal) 2018 Cincinnati (Military) 2019 Cincinnati (Birmingham) 2020 Cincinnati (Peach) 2021 Cincinnati (Cotton – CFP Semifinal) PERSONAL INFORMATION. He spent two seasons as a...

Notre Dame Football: Brian Mason a home run hire for the Irish

The Notre Dame football team got a home run of a hire in Brian Mason, who joins Marcus Freeman’s staff as special teams coordinator. Cincinnati special teams coordinator Brian Mason will join the staff of the Notre Dame football team in the same role. He replaces former special teams coordinator Brian Polian, who left Notre Dame to follow Brian Kelly at LSU.

Notre Dame hires Cincinnati’s Brian Mason as special teams coordinator

Notre Dame head coach Marcus Freeman dipped into an old connection and former workplace for an important staff hire. The Irish are hiring Cincinnati’s Brian Mason as their special teams coordinator, a source confirmed to Mason replaces Brian Polian, who left in December for the same position at LSU under Brian Kelly after five seasons with the Irish. 247Sports and Yahoo! Sports were first to report the news.