The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, former Arena Football League owner and father of former Irish walk-on defensive back Jesse Bongiovi also spoke for several minutes after practice to Marcus Freeman’s first team.
“It was pretty cool,” senior linebacker Jack Kiser said. “Him being a Notre Dame parent, the first thing he said was, ‘Thank your parents.’ But then he just talked about ‘Live in the moment. Don’t take this for granted. So, just enjoy every day, and the dog days of camp are not too bad.’ “