Found March 01, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly said the university never “threatened” linebacker Prince Shembo to be silent after an alleged sexual attack in 2010 against Lizzy Seeberg, a student at neighboring Saint Mary’s College who later committed suicide. Shembo said at the NFL scouting combine last week that the school told him not to speak on the matter. Kelly said Friday it was a university decision to suggest Shembo remain silent about the allegations but it was Shembo’s ultimate decision not to speak publicly. “We made a decision based upon the information we had,” Kelly said at a news conference to discuss the start of spring practice. “We felt it was in Prince’s best interest that this was not a matter that needed to be discussed. But that was certainly something he could have decided to discuss. “We didn’t threaten him with he couldn’t play or we were going to put him on the bench or we were going to throw him out of school. It was still his decision.” Kelly said advising Shemb

Brian Kelly FINALLY talks about Prince Shembo, Lizzy Seeberg case

Notre Dame football Coach Brian Kelly finally speaks publicly about the death of Lizzy Seeberg. The case was never tried in court, but it is once again being heard in the court of public opinion after former Notre Dame football player Prince Shembo admitted that he was the player investigated for sexually assaulting her. Shembo claimed innocence at the NFL Scouting Combine, and...

Notre Dame tackles inexperience in spring drills

Brian Kelly recognized the irony in the circumstances. “The annual spring practice press conference, and when I got into my car this morning, it was minus-8 degrees,” the Notre Dame coach joked Friday. Notre Dame’s goal is to not be left out in the cold for the first College Football Playoff. To do so, the Irish will have to rebound after going 9-4 in 2013. They’ll take...

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