Brian Kelly hired as Irish head football coach
After weeks of rumors and speculation, Brian Kelly was officially introduced as Notre Dame’s 29th head coach Friday.
Kelly has signed a five-year deal to coach the Irish after leading Cincinnati to consecutive BCS appearances. The 47-year old Kelly went 34-6 in three years with the Bearcats, and was named Big East Coach of the Year all three seasons. Kelly also won the national Home Depot Coach of the Year award Thursday night.