Brian Vangorder

Brian VanGorder (born April 17, 1959) is the current defensive coordinator at the University of Notre Dame. He served as the head football coach at Wayne State University from 1992 to 1994, and Georgia Southern University in 2006, compiling a career college football record of 19–25. VanGorder was the defensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL) from 2008 to 2011, and also worked in the same capacity for the University of Georgia (2001–2004) and Auburn University (2012).
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  • What I’ve Learned about Hiring from my Alma Mater

    … Good Hiring Lessons from college football hiring mistakes My alma mater, Notre Dame, has made many, many hiring mistakes – including two terrible football coaches, Gerry Faust, and Tyrone Willingham. Even the best make mistakes. They also had a defensive coordinator who blitzed on every down – Jon Tenuta – which was easy to stop. He blitz so…

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