Brian Kelly Wins Coach Of The Year Award

Brian Kelly Wins Coach Of The Year Award

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Brian Kelly Wins Coach Of The Year Award

It's the third time Kelly has won the award.

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Add the Home Depot Coach of the Year Award to Brian Kelly's second perfect season with the Irish. 

Irish fans will be on the edge of their seat until December 29th to decide how deserving Kelly is of the award. Yes, it's a regular season award, which Kelly definitely deserves. But if they get waxed by Clemson in the semi-final like they did against Bama in 2012, it'll be tough to tout, "BUT I WAS COACH OF THE YEAR!!"

Could coming off of  an undefeated season and a playoff appearance be enough for Kelly to try to finally make the jump to the NFL

There's already two jobs open with four games left to play, and then we get to Black Monday. So you know there will be plenty of opportunity. 

Then that opens the door for Urban Meyer to make his triumphant return on his coaching victory tour to finally push the Irish over the top. 

Don't freak out. Just a joke. Congrats to Brian Kelly. 

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