Brian Kelly, one of the winningest coaches in all of College Football is expected to be named as the 33rd head coach of Tigers.
Kelly is in his 11th season at Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are in the conversation to make the Playoffs this week and sit sixth in the current Playoff Rankings.
The Tigers had agreed to part ways with former coach Ed Orgeron on Oct. 17 but kept him on to finish out the regular season. His tenure ended Saturday with an upset win over Texas A&M.
This becomes the latest crazy college football coaching development in recent days, following the news that Lincoln Riley has left Oklahoma for USC.
Unless Notre Dame has an alternative plan in place that will be quickly implemented (like Luke Fickell of Cincinnati to Notre Dame or promoting Marcus Freeman), expect to see rumors run the gament with even the possibility of Urban Meyer coming back into the fold.
Kelly, 60, is the winningest active coach in college football and the winningest coach in Notre Dame history, having surpassed the legendary Knute Rockne. He led the Fighting Irish to a 45-14 rout of Stanford on Saturday, raising his record to 284-97-2 in 31 seasons overall and 113-40 in 12 seasons in South Bend.
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