Al Lesar | July 29, 2014 | South Bend Tribune
As the post-practice huddle of Notre Dame football players broke up, all eyes turned toward coach Lou Holtz.
“Go ahead,” was all Holtz could spit out before the gaggle of behemoths shed at least part of their warrior gear in search of relief.
“We took off our shoulder pads and headed for the water,” said former Irish quarterback Tom Krug. “It was brutally hot, and coach Holtz’s practices were intense.”
That was the vivid memory Krug, now 39, took away from Notre Dame’s first preseason experience at Culver Military Academy in 1995.