#Marcus Freeman

Hansen: ND promoting Marcus Freeman is a gamble; not hiring him was more of one

SOUTH BEND — A little more than three years after an enlarged heart diagnosis in 2010 truncated Marcus Freeman’s NFL dream before it could really gain traction, he was back in the office of his high school coach, Jay Minton. On business. Decked out in Purdue black and gold, Freeman,...
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New York Post

Notre Dame hiring defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman to replace Brian Kelly

Notre Dame is staying in-house to replace Brian Kelly as their next head football coach. The Fighting Irish are planning to promote defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman to head coach, according to multiple reports. Freeman, 35, joined Notre Dame as defensive coordinator this past season after spending four years in that...
Bleacher Report

Report: Marcus Freeman Expected to Be Named Notre Dame HC After Brian Kelly Exit

Notre Dame has reportedly promoted defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman to head coach in place of Brian Kelly, who left the Fighting Irish for LSU this week. Former Notre Dame walk-on running back Mick Assaf was the first to report the news, which was also stated by John Brice of Footballscoop, Matt Zenitz of On3 and Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and The Athletic.

5 things to know about Notre Dame's new head coach Marcus Freeman

SOUTH BEND — Notre Dame named defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman as its next head football coach. An announcement from the university early Friday morning confirmed multiple reports of the hiring since Wednesday. Freeman replaces Brian Kelly, who left for LSU on Monday after becoming the winningest coach in Notre Dame...

5 reasons Marcus Freeman is the right hire for Notre Dame

It has not yet become official, but it seems likely Notre Dame will announce defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman as the successor to Brian Kelly on Friday. In my estimation, this is a home run hire, dating to when Kelly sniped Freeman from Cincinnati. There have been major changes to the program, and the future looks insanely bright. Here are reasons I believe Freeman is absolutely the correct choice for the Irish.
Scarlet Nation

Column: What helped Notre Dame players' voices resonate in search? Winning

The head coaching position at Notre Dame is one of the most prestigious coaching positions in all of sports, and certainly one of the toughest. One reason for its unique challenge is the truly national scope of the school. No single region, or single city, is more likely to produce the perfect candidate for the position. Roots in the Northeast don't prohibit success, nor do roots in the Midwest guarantee it.
Morning Journal

Source: Notre Dame set to promote Marcus Freeman to head football coach

Notre Dame is working on a deal to promote defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman to head coach to replace Brian Kelly, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Dec. 1. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because nothing had been finalized, though the first piece...