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BREAKING | Chris O'Leary To Be Named Notre Dame Safeties Coach

February 3, 2021
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According to multiple sources, Notre Dame has its safeties coach in Chris O'Leary, who has been a graduate assistant at the University since 2018. 

One source stated it's a big-time hire for the Irish. 

"Big-time coach who can relate to players," said one source. "He has a grind mentality to him and will work to get his guys in the best spot on and off the field. A true ball coach." 

Another source familiar with O’Leary echoed similar comments and raved about his character.

“He’s a guys guy,” stated the source. “Full of juice, relatable and a relentless worker. The guy doesn’t even curse. I don’t know many people like that. Great character and one you want your sons or daughters coached by.”

It’s clear there has been a great trust built already as Notre Dame put O'Leary on the road recruiting in California in January of 2020. He checked in on a few 2021 defensive back targets like Ceyair Wright and Dyson McCutcheon. 

Before Notre Dame, O'Leary coached safeties at Florida Tech in 2017 with a two-year stop at Georgia State from 2015-17 as a graduate assistant. 

O'Leary is a native of Terre Haute, Ind., and played receiver at Indiana State from 2010-2013. He recorded 47 career receptions for 397 yards in 27 games for the Sycamores. 

Stayed tuned to ISD for more on the hire. 

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