• Sources: Eagles interview Notre Dame's Kelly

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated Jan 10, 2013
    The Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed Notre Dame's Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, league sources told ESPN. Wednesday evening Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported the Eagles have interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. Notre Dame’s season ended Monday night with a 42-14 loss to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game in Miami, and the Eagles met secretly with Kelly the next day. Just a year ago, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick gave Kelly a two-year contract extension to keep him with the Fighting Irish through the 2016 season. Terms have not been released. With a rabid national fan base, intense media attention, and various competing constituencies in South Bend, the Notre Dame coach arguably is the closest thing to an NFL coach that college football has. Regardless, Jensen says that Kelly won’t be making the relatively short trek from South Bend to Chicago. From FOX’s Jay Glazer to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com to possibly even others who I’m forgetting or don’t particularly feel like mentioning because, yeah, I’m that guy sometimes. 
    • Report: Bears not interested in Brian Kelly

      On Wednesday night, multiple reports emerged almost spontaneously and simultaneously that the Eagles are interested in Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. The feeding frenzy spawned a suggestion that the Bears are interested, too.  However, Sean Jensen of the…
    • Breakfast links: A new Kelly for the Eagles

      Washington Redskins Thomas Boswell has this comparison on the Robert Griffin III knee situation and the other player health issue that dominated the Washington sports scene this past season -- Stephen Strasburg's early shutdown by the Nationals. With Gr…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Eagles meet with Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, source confirms

      THEY COULDN'T persuade Oregon's Chip Kelly to leave college, so the Eagles took a swing at the other Kelly - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, whose luster faded substantially, at least in the eyes of fans, when the Fighting Irish got manhandled Monday nigh…
      Source: philly.com
    • Brian Kelly goes for the green

      Not long ago, college football coaches pursued NFL jobs discreetly.  They didn’t want to risk undermining the current recruiting class, or to affect future recruiting classes by acquiring the reputation of a guy who is looking to leave. Recently, the g
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