Bob Diaco

Ex-ND defensive coordinator Bob Diaco fired at UConn

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Bob Diaco is out as the head coach at UConn after three seasons. The architect of Brian Kelly’s best defenses at Notre Dame lost his job on Monday afternoon after a 3-9 season, finishing at 11-26 in his three years in Storrs. Diaco’s firing is effective January 2nd, likely a negotiated date as his contract buy-out drops [more]

High stakes struggles: Irish D failing when it counts

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Heading into the season, questions surrounded Notre Dame's defense. With key starters gone at every position, the strength of Brian Kelly's previous four teams would need to replace a cast of characters that played a lot of really good football. [more]

Tax returns show Charlie Weis still earning big cash from Notre Dame

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Former athletic director Kevin White's 10-year contract extension is the gift that keeps on giving to former Irish head coach Charlie Weis. New federal tax documents show that Weis is still cashing seven-figure checks. [more]

Diaco talks UConn, philosophy and leaving Notre Dame

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In case you missed it, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco was a guest on Jim Rome’s radio show this afternoon. It was a terrific opportunity for the new head coach of the UConn football team to get a national platform, and Diaco dazzled Rome with some of the things that made him such [more]

Bob Diaco accepts the UConn head coaching job

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Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco has accepted the head coaching position at UConn. NBC Sports has confirmed the news that was first reported by CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman. The 2012 Broyles Award winner leaves another huge hole in Brian Kelly’s staff, with both Diaco and offensive coordinator Chuck Martin taking head coaching jobs in [more]