Questions on the Academic Investigation Dominate the Brian Kelly Presser

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The investigation into academic improprieties of five Notre Dame players (as well as several other non-athletes) has been nothing short of a slow, frustrating process. The updates from under the Golden Dome have been few and far between since August. As the calendar prepares to turn to October, Brian Kelly did his level best to update a timeline that he has very little insight into. An academic committee has finally been formed. Should everything proceed according to plan, from what Kelly has … [Read more...]

Brian Kelly Presser: Michigan, Opportunities, and Silver Linings

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Ever the politician, a plaid-suited Brian Kelly sidestepped a question ripe for opposing locker room material. Sure, the end of the Michigan series has opened the door for some very exciting future games for Notre Dame football, but he wasn't about to proclaim it a "good thing" and provide Michigan with additional motivation. Instead, Kelly called future games with Texas and Georgia the "silver lining" of no longer having Michigan on the schedule. Afterward, he looked to the eager press … [Read more...]

National Signing Day 2013 Recap

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After all the insanity that was January, we deserved a National Signing Day like this. All 18 unsigned verbal commits sent their national letters of intent to South Bend. There were no surprise defections; in fact, the only surprise of the day was a positive one as Eddie Vanderdoes became the 24th and final member of the recruiting class dubbed as the Irish Mob. Just how great was this recruiting class? Let's take a look: … [Read more...]