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OFD BOOKCAST: The intensity of Notre Dame’s Ara Parseghian

Something about those eyes...

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We are moving forward with Notre Dame’s Greatest Coaches by Steven Singular and Moose Krause - even if that means in a different way. After some bad takes, I finally decided to just read chapters 12 and 14. Within those chapters, we get a reveal about Ara and his particular coaching style. There was a tremendous amount of intensity that Parseghian put out, but it was controlled and used for singular purposes. Hear how Ara’s determination to win lead to innovations for him as a coach that ultimately lead to a lot of victories for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

There’s also some very flowery language about the University of Notre Dame, the football program, and a call to violence.

Please forgive my raspy voice as it’s a little (like a lot) more noticeable with lengthy readings.

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