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Best Brian Kelly Quotes and Soundbites from Notre Dame Media Day

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been practicing for 10 days already, but the ND annual Media Day was held Tuesday, and Head Coach Brian Kelly, was in rare form. His opening included joke I will start by saying that they are ticketing out back. I am a big proponent in ‘quid pro quo,’ meaning... Read more »

Notre Dame Officially Reinstates Wide Receiver Michael Floyd

We knew this day was coming, we just didn’t know when. And for those who believe University of Notre Dame football is really overrated this season, their primary reason is usually the Michael Floyd question. Well that’s been answered. The senior wide receiver and Biletnikoff Award candidate has been reinstated as an active member of... Read more »

Michael Floyd OK for Notre Dame Summer Workouts, but Not Reinstated to Team

If University of Notre Dame football was a reality series, then the major star would be senior wide receiver Michael Floyd. He’s been the king of drama (at least among the players) when it comes to college football in South Bend these past couple of years. Obviously, there’s been plenty of outside the roster drama... Read more »

If Notre Dame Wins BCS Game, Brian Kelly will Shave Head

On his radio show last night from Legends of Notre Dame, Coach Brian Kelly said that he will shave his head should the Fighting Irish win a BCS game this year. He mistakenly first said “shave his head off,” and then corrected himself “shave my hair off,” before adding “that would hurt, wouldn’t it?” This... Read more »

Notre Dame Yet to Reinstate Michael Floyd; But Could Return in the Fall

Notre Dame University’s ResLife board has voted not to suspend Fighting Irish star wide receiver Michael Floyd; he recently was charged with another DUI, and he has committed multiple drinking offenses during his time in South Bend. Coach Brian Kelly has not yet reinstated him back into the program. However, the fact that the ResLife... Read more »

Brian Kelly Receives Vote of Confidence from Notre Dame

The tragic accidental death of Long Grove, Illinois’ Declan Sullivan, a Notre Dame student videographer, brought a firestorm of publicity to the University. Amidst all the negative attention has been a call for Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly, and/or Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick to resign. However, ND leadership publicly stated today that Kelly will not... Read more »

Will Tragedy at Notre Dame cost Brian Kelly his Position?

Of the two generalized groups of people calling for Coach Brian Kelly’s dismissal at Notre Dame, I think one group has a valid case, while the other does not. Negligence within the coaching staff chain of command precipitated the tragic death of Notre Dame student Declan Sullivan. He was needlessly put in a recklessly grave... Read more »

Brian Kelly: Notre Dame's Most Accomplished Leader since Lou Holtz?

In the storied history of Notre Dame football, with its 11 national championships, 102 winning seasons, and 466 NFL Draft picks, there are two classes of coaches. The first, and elite class includes national championship coaches (Knute Rockne, Leahy, Ara Parseghian, Dan Devine and Lou Holtz) that have gates named after them at Notre Dame... Read more »

What can Notre Dame Expect from new QB Dayne Crist?

Quarterback is the most high profile position in all of team sports. At Notre Dame, the most high profile program in college football, it takes on an even greater prestige and responsibility. Think of all the highly publicized quarterbacks in ND history: Brady Quinn, Jimmy Clausen, Joe Theismann, Steve Beuerlein. There’s even a subgroup of... Read more »

Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh: Brutally Honest Game Preview

With three of their first four against ranked teams, Notre Dame had their “echoes woken up” on them right off the bat. But at least they had some desert last week in the form of rival Boston College. Having a 2-3 record after consuming the meat and potatoes of their schedule isn’t catastrophic. But now... Read more »
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