Why Notre Dame And Brian Kelly Are Not A Perfect Match.

Posted by Ray Gassert on December-1-2009 Add Comments

Brian Kelly is a great college football coach.  That is almost without argument. 

Charlie Weis proved to be an average game day coach.  The number of close losses makes that almost inarguable.  On the surface, America has been led to believe that the Brian Kelly/South Bend marriage is not just inevitable, but a perfect situation.  It could be.  It also could blow up in both their faces, badly.

Charlie Weis succeeded where Ty Willingham did not: recruiting.  He brought top talent to South Bend, and for that he needs to be commended.  His demise was brought on more by who the Irish lost to than the fact that they lost. 

It has been well documented that he took over a program with little to no depth due to the...

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