It has always been easy to hate football at Notre Dame, but those days of innocence are over. For now, while we can, let’s appreciate the Irish.
College football was so much fun when everyone hated Notre Dame.
You may still hate Notre Dame. Maybe I was wrong about that. We’ve probably been wrong about that for years, with one caveat before moving on: We were right to hate Brian Kelly.
This is not about any football coach from Notre Dame in particular. It’s about football in Notre Dame, the hard stop, and if the first sentence of this story sounds tough, come on. You know what I meant. Or you will in a few moments while we continue discussing the Big Ten, SEC, USC, UCLA, TV money, college football games and where one of the top sports on our national scene went wrong.