Brian Kelly’s thankless first year

Notre Dame’s new football coach, Brian Kelly, has a thankless job this coming season.  If he turns the program around and has a winning year it will not inspire much more than a yawn from some of the fans.  They have seen it before. Bob Davie chalked up a 7-6 winning season his first yearContinue reading “Brian Kelly’s thankless first year”

Notre Dame Football? The problem is not the coach.

Okay, sports fans, here is something you will never read in The Blue and Gold.  Not because it hasn’t crossed their minds but rather because they need ongoing access to the players and coaches and I don’t.  They can’t afford to offend the administration.  I can.  You can thank Al Gore that this discussion canContinue reading “Notre Dame Football? The problem is not the coach.”

Notre Dame’s New Coach

A new coach for Notre Dame. Charlie Weis did so many things right that it took us a long time to figure out it wasn’t a fit.  He gave us great anecdotes to add to the legends, like the dying boy who called the opening play of his coaching career, “pass right.”  And he correctedContinue reading “Notre Dame’s New Coach”