Jack Swarbrick

Swarbrick addresses coaching change

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After one of the most chaotic weeks inside the Gug resulted in a victory, Jack Swarbrick publicly discussed the difficult week for his highest-paid employee.  And in case you weren’t sure, Swarbrick’s belief in Brian Kelly is unchanged. Speaking to the South Bend Tribune, Swarbrick gave not just a vote of confidence to his seventh-year head coach, but [more]

Swarbrick talks improvements to Shamrock Series opponents

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Notre Dame is taking 2017 off from the Shamrock Series. When it comes back, expect to see an improvement in opponents. With the remodeled Notre Dame Stadium set to be finished in 2017, playing seven home games is a natural fit. But with the neutral-site series set to return in 2018, athletic director Jack Swarbrick has [more]

Kelly reiterates stance on staying put at Notre Dame

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In what is fast becoming an annual rite of winter, Brian Kelly has once again explained why he’s not interested in going to the NFL. Notre Dame’s head football coach, who just wrapped up his sixth season in South Bend, was asked the inevitable question about coaching at the game’s highest level. Irish 247’s Nick [more]

Swarbrick’s not ready to talk about 13th game

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After watching TCU and Baylor get jumped by Ohio State after the Buckeyes rolled Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship, Big 12 conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby openly wondered if his conference was hurt because it didn't have a 13th game. [more]

Kelly hits the recruiting trail to bring back Stanley and Day

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Say this for Brian Kelly. He learns from his mistakes. And after losing Stephon Tuitt and Troy Niklas after just three seasons in South Bend, Notre Dame's head coach made sure he had a final say before Ronnie Stanley and Sheldon Day made their stay-or-go decision. [more]