Notre Dame has a new offensive coordinator, and it shouldn't take him long at all to familiarize himself with the position. ", "Brian Kelly says Rees will start for Notre Dame in 2013", Undrafted free agents 2014: Washington Redskins sign Silas Redd, Tommy Rees, "Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees rounds out Redskins' list of undrafted rookie signings", "Redskins make moves, release S Jose Gumbs", "Gruden: 'Hats Off' To Those At Rookie Minicamp", "Former ND QB Tommy Rees to join Northwestern as graduate assistant", "Rees named Offensive Coordinator; Taylor is Run-Game Coordinator",, Players of American football from California, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football players, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coaches, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 October 2020, at 19:46. ", “After an extensive national search, I’m proud to name Tom Rees our next offensive coordinator,” said Kelly in a release from the school. Notre Dame has a new offensive coordinator, and it shouldn't take him long at all to familiarize himself with the position. The guys with the 80" tvs will shape my opinion. The most important opinion regarding Tommy Rees’ abilities at offensive coordinator may not be that of the head coach who just promoted him, though he has the most at risk with the move.
Tommy played football at Lake Forest High School where, as a senior in 2009, he completed 215 of 308 passes for 2,572 yards and 23 touchdowns, including a 526-yard, six-touchdown performance against Bradford. Tommy Rees is the Offensive Coordinator for the Irish, and he is entering his first full season in this coaching role.

Kelly needs to develop the courage to pursue THE BEST. Smfh really down in the dumps over this one. Fighting Irish running back Kyren Williams burst onto the scene with two touchdowns and quarterback Ian Book threw for another. In the end, Barton Simmons, Steve Wiltfong and Chris Hummer whittled the list down to 30 following a months-long process.

Rees' hiring should be received rather well by fans of the Irish. Rees, who also had a stint with Northwestern (2015) and the San Diego Chargers (2016), was elevated to offensive coordinator this offseason. [10][11] Despite this reputation, Rees would finish the season with a completion percentage of 65.5%, a second to the Irish record of 68%, held by Jimmy Clausen. I can't believe Swarbrick permitted this. Another 3-9 season is the only way we'll get a new O-line coach it seems like. Hang in there with the run game. [19][20], Rees began his coaching career at Northwestern, where he spent one season as an offensive graduate assistant for the 2015 team. No surprise here... the country likes two other teams better, QUICK RECAP: Notre Dame outlasts Louisville 12-7 to stay undefeated, A win is a win isn’t what we were looking for today, Notre Dame VS Louisville: Highlights, Player Interviews, and Full Game Replay, There were a couple of good things against the Cardinals, Game Thread: #4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish VS Louisville Cardinals. [24] His mother's name is Susan.

Duck! Prior to last Saturday, the last time Rees was in the box calling plays was against Iowa State in the Camping World Bowl, and the offense did not get off to the fast start that they did back in the bowl game. As we found ourselves from the second half and our backs were more comfortable with what they were seeing, it looked the way I thought it would look.
It's just disheartening knowing that we are stuck with Kelly's buddies as coaches when there are so many better choices out there. But it’s the last name on that 2017 list – alphabetically – who’s made the fastest rise to head coach: Scotty Walden. "The Fighting Irish think highly of Lezynski, who coached linebackers for Lafayette (Pa.) College, was an assistant secondary coach at Holy Cross and has prior GA experience at UConn. Notre Dame Fighting Irish starting quarterbacks, California Births, 1905 – 1995. Any intel on what went on behind the scenes with Monken and Moorehead? He played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and holds the career record for passing completion percentage among Notre Dame quarterbacks. Swarbrick asleep at the wheel when BK hires friends rather than best available.

Brian Kelly tabbed Rees as his QB coach three years ago.