August 20, 2008

Middle ground

Put him on the left side and they can just run to the right. Put him on the right side and they can seal you off from the left.

But put Brian Smith at one of the two inside linebacker positions in Notre Dame's 3-4 personnel scheme and opposing defenses are going to have a difficult time running away from the talented Irish sophomore with a strong sniffer for the football.

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