Why Brian Kelly Is Notre Dame’s Candidate 12 Years in The Making

Posted by Jack Stentwiller on December-9-2009 Add Comments

It seems obvious if you were looking for the next head coach of your high profile college football program, you would look for the candidate with the best head coaching resume who is looking to make the move to the big time.

Yet since 1997, Lou Holtz' last season as Irish head coach, Notre Dame has searched for his replacement without taking the obvious step of trying to find a great head college football coach.

Instead, the Irish have taken to other strategies, none of which has panned out. This is not to say that that ND is the only program to try any of the following strategies, it just seems peculiar that they have not taken the most typical and obvious one.

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