Brian VanGorder was officially named defensive coordinator at Notre Dame on Monday after spending the past season as the New York Jets' linebackers coach.
VanGorder was an assistant under Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly at Grand Valley State from 1989-91 and won the Frank Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant while he was at Georgia in 2003. He has previously served as head coach at Georgia Southern and Wayne State, his alma mater.
He has coached in college and the NFL since then.
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