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One way a coach helps a rookie quarterback get his feet on the ground is careful play-calling. Establish a running game. Call low-risk passes and dump off the ball to an elusive running back.
In other words, don’t ask him to do too much until he gains confidence. That’s one Notre Dame challenge as the Irish prepare for 2017 with third-year sophomore Brandon Wimbush as their designated starter.