Brian Kelly, Notre Dame release statement on his staying with the Irish

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By now you’ve heard that Brian Kelly will stay the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame. He will not be taking the Philadelphia Eagles gig. Numerous reports say he was offered a job with more money but he turned it down to remain in college football. So why did he interview with them in the first place? Kelly already got an extension and a raise. Was it for further leverage?

Whatever the true intentions, here’s the official statement from the school and Kelly. Here’s the party line:

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#63 Boston College Eagles: College Football 77 in 77

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What’s the deal with the hype surrounding Boston College Eagles quarterback Chase Rettig? Sure, he’s got a big arm and some potential, but what has he actually done in college football? Seriously, he hasn’t really accomplished anything at Chestnut Hill. Perhaps he gets hype because he throws for the school that produced Glenn Foley, Doug Flutie and Matt Ryan?

BC really is more O Line U. than it is a cradle of QBs. But this year they have to replace more starters than usual in the big uglies up front. It also might mark the swan song of coach Frank Spaziani.

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