Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Is Notre Dame's Nightmare Nearly Over?

Per the Chicago Tribune, it sounds like Brian Kelly is going to be the next coach of Notre Dame.

Let me say this: This is a GREAT hire. The best possible outcome. Kelly is, in my opinion, one of the Top 5 coaches in college football -- and certainly the best available one.

Even without Clausen/Tate, Kelly will have Notre Dame in a BCS bowl game NEXT season, and a perennial BCS bowl team after that. Not necessarily a national championship, but 9-10 Ws.

Again: This is a superb hire, by a school that hasn't had one since they brought in Lou Holtz.

Notre Dame fans should be exceptionally happy about this. The long nightmare is over... hope everyone else has enjoyed the era of schadenfreude at ND's expense. That's history.

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