This is Notre Dame's dream team. Irish fans have been told for years they couldn't get back to the big game their way, yet here they are in Monday's BCS Championship Game against Alabama.
It's all thanks to Brian Kelly. But I've come to one conclusion:
Brian Kelly should be the coach of the Chicago Bears.
Some people are built for college and some for pros. And, based on his weird response the other day when he was asked about the NFL, I wonder if this will be his last game with Notre Dame. It should be.
Someone asked him whether NFL people have contacted his agent to inquire about him.
"You know, any of those things that occur relative to contact, there's a strict protocol for that,'' he said. "They have to contact my representation and then they've got to follow through that. If that did occur, then all that stuff is secondary to this football game."
That was a complete non-answer. If that did occur? You mean, he doesn't...