Based on the early reactions to the news that Texas A&M is expected to hire Notre Dame defensive coordinator Mike Elko for the same position in College Station, it appears the Aggies are getting a great young coach.

After a disastrous 2016 campaign in South Bend, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly dismissed defensive coordinator Brian Vangorder and replaced him with Elko. In his only season at Notre Dame, the former Wake Forest coordinator stabilized the Irish defense and helped the team achieve a 10-win season, which included wins over USC, Michigan State and LSU.

If Elko can help the Aggies finally beat LSU, he’ll be worth whatever price tag he comes with.

Following the news, which was initially reported by Billy Liucci of TexAgs, many rushed to provide their thoughts on the move: