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Video | Notre Dame S Xavier Watts on Communication, Young TEs, Intensity & Chris O’Leary

December 20, 2022

Notre Dame safety Xavier Watts spoke following Saturday's practice as the Irish prepare for the Gator Bowl.

0:00 - Focus on communication 

0:25 - Confidence in knowing the game mentally leading to better communication 

0:38 - What makes Mitchell Evan and Holden Staes tough matchups 

1:00 - Preparation for South Carolina 

1:32 - Thoughts on the defense heading into the Gator Bowl 

1:57 - Maintaining intensity on defense with a month between games 

2:20 - What makes Chris O’Leary a good safeties coach 

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