Gerry has been the lead College Football studio analyst for The Big Ten Network since it's launch in 2007. Previously, he spent two years as a college football analyst for ESPN, co-hosting ESPN Radio's "College Gameday Radio," and providing game and studio analysis on ESPN's family of TV networks. Gerry served as the head football coach at Vanderbilt University (1991-1994), Louisiana State University (1995-1999), and Indiana University (2002-2004). In 2001, he was the head coach of the Birmingham Thunderbolts of the XFL. Gerry played collegiately at Notre Dame, where he was selected as an All-American in 1974 as an offensive lineman.