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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly will be back for a fourth season after leading the Fighting Irish to the national title game this past season.

No. 2 Notre Dame 71, Rutgers 46

Skylar Diggins scored 15 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 71-46 bruising of Rutgers. The All-American point guard led the Irish in scoring despite playing limited minutes. Coach Muffet McGraw benched her with 8:55 left in the first half after Diggins was whistled with a technical foul for jumping up and down in protest of a foul called against her. Notre Dame took a 37-17 lead...

Brian Kelly Staying at Notre Dame

Good news for the Irish faithful, even if they are still a bit embarrassed by Notre Dame’s poor performance in the BCS championship game. Brian Kelly announced on Saturday that he will be staying in South Bend, Indiana for the foreseeable future. “This week, I had an incredible opportunity to speak with one of the premier organizations in sports about becoming their head coach...

5 Top Candidates To Replace Brian Kelly At Notre Dame

Shortly after the horrific performance in the BCS National Championship from The Notre Dame Fightin' Irish against the Alabama Crimson Tide, Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly started to see interest from The NFL level.Despite losing the game 42-14, Brian Kelly led his team to a 12-0 regular season and an appearance in the BCS National Championship.The 51 year old Kelly has climbed...

Reaction: Brian Kelly Returns to Notre Dame

(Image courtesy of Associated Press/Chris O’Meara) I’m not usually one of those guys who boasts about his predictions coming true, but this is a very special case. That’s right: I told you so. Ever since the Twitter-plosion that occurred just a couple of days after Notre Dame lost in the BCS Championship Game in Miami, The post Reaction: Brian Kelly Returns to Notre Dame appeared...

Notre Dame: Brian Kelly interested in NFL but waiting for offers

A report from CBSChicago suggests that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly is interested in the NFL but he is waiting for a firm offer. Kelly reportedly met with the Philadelphia Eagles after the Fighting Irish’s defeat in the National Championship game to the University of Alabama prior to leaving the country on vacation. There has been no word from Kelly’s camp as to what his...

Brian Kelly says no thanks to NFL, stays at Notre Dame.

The Domers out there can quit holding their breath and relax. Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly has announced that he's staying in South Bend. Kelly surprised many by interviewing for the vacant Philadelphia Eagles' HC job earlier in the week. "This week, I had an incredible opportunity to speak with one of the premier organizations in sports about becoming...

NFL Coaching Rumors: Brian Kelly will return to Notre Dame in 2013

It appears that Brian Kelly’s flirtation with a NFL head coaching job is over, for now. Prior to the BCS National Championship game, Kelly told reporters that he had no interest in a NFL coaching job, but shortly after the Irish were destroyed by the University of Alabama, Kelly interviewed with the Philadelphia Eagles prior to leaving for vacation abroad.Now, Kelly will be returning...

Kelly: Unsure if hoax hurt Teo's play

Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says he didn't see any sign linebacker Manti Te'o was affected by the girlfriend hoax leading up to the BCS game, but says in hindsight it may have been a factor. Kelly says Te'o didn't play his best, adding that Alabama played a role. He says Tuesday only Te'o knows how it affected him. Also, Kelly says his interview with...

SI Cover Sums Up Championship Game Perfectly

I promise, Notre Dame fans, I'll stop after this post. If there was a challenge to find one photo that could sum up the entire BCS national championship game, I'd say Sports Illustrated vastly exceeded expectations with the one they chose for their latest cover. The photo is apparently being referred to as "Stomping Ground" as it makes its rounds on Twitter this...

Brian Kelly, Notre Dame release statement on his staying with the Irish

By now you’ve heard that Brian Kelly will stay the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame. He will not be taking the Philadelphia Eagles gig. Numerous reports say he was offered a job with more money but he turned it down to remain in college football. So why did he interview with them in the first place? Kelly already got an extension and a raise. Was it for further...

Brian Kelly Staying With Notre Dame as Head Coach, Rejecting NFL Offers

Finding a new head coach has been a challenge for the Philadelphia Eagles since firing Andy Reid. The Eagles had shown interest in Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, but John Heisler, the senior associate athletics director for media and broadcast relations for the Fighting Irish tweeted the head coach was staying on board. Kelly reportedly interviewed with the Eagles after the...

IE Breakdown: Greg Bryant provides an in-depth breakdown of future Notre Dame running back Greg Bryant Jr., of Delray Beach (Fla.) American Heritage.

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Connecticut seems to enjoy traveling to South Bend and stopping Notre Dame winnings streaks.
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