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Link Jarrett relied on former Notre Dame coach Paul Maini in the early days of taking the job in 2019.

Omaha, Neb. On a day in July of 2019, garrett hook settled in Starbucks near his home in Greensboro, North Carolina And for 45 minutes, I just listened.

Lots of people wanted to join Jarrett in the days after he got his chance to become a head coach at the Notre Dame. There were family, friends, well-wishers and apparently an endless group of people whose paths crossed somewhere along the line with Jarrett, a college player/coach.

There was only one call Jarrett had to make. Not because of the congratulatory comments coming from the other party. Rather, words of wisdom from someone who had previously sat on the chair where Jarrett would soon be seated.

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That’s why that day Jarrett was at Starbucks to make a call from the former Irish coach Paul Mainery.