Cincinnati's Kelly takes over at Notre Dame

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Posted: Dec 11, 2009 9:53 AM by John Pastorek
Updated: Dec 11, 2009 4:03 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Brian Kelly, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, college football, Bearcats, Mike Thomas

Notre Dame has settled on Brian Kelly as the man who can restore its faded glory, just as he turned Cincinnati into a national title contender.

Cincinnati athletic director Mike Thomas said Kelly is off to the lead the Irish and will not coach the third-ranked Bearcats in their Sugar Bowl game against Florida.

The 47-year old Kelly was 34-6 in three seasons at Cincinnati, leading the Bearcats to back-to-back Big East titles and two straight Bowl Championship Series berths.

They finished with a 12-0 mark this season.

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