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Situation worse than ever at Notre Dame as Brian Kelly is reportedly trying to bolt Michael Hickey/Getty Images
SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 15: Head coach Brian Kelly of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is seen during the game against the Stanford Cardinal at Notre Dame Stadium on October 15, 2016 in South Bend, Indiana. Stanford defeated Notre Dame 17-10. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Notre Dame just finished its worst season in almost a decade, and head coach Brian Kelly might be looking into taking another job.

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Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick has maintained his stance that Kelly’s job is safe, but Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports reported Kelly might be looking elsewhere.

After Notre Dame’s loss to USC — which dropped the Irish to 4-8 on the year — Kelly said he wanted to be back in South Bend next season.

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The Irish also had to vacate wins from 2012 and 2013 due to an academic fraud scandal. Amid the rumors about Kelly looking elsewhere for work, he released a statement through the school on Twitter.

There aren’t many coaching vacancies at major programs right now, though some could become available within the next few days.

(h/t The Spun)

Cole Frederick About the author:
Cole Frederick is from a small town in Alabama, and he graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. He loves all sports - especially football and basketball - and quotes The Office frequently.
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