Knute Rockne


Lou Holtz had a simple answer when asked how Brian Kelly has found success entering his fifth year at Notre Dame.

"He's won," Holtz laughed. "He's won."


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The funny part, the fascinating part, was how each of them reacted to the question. It didn’t seem a difficult one. But something about the question stumped them.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Whenever he's asked about Notre Dame's No. 9 ranking or other various national accolades, coach Brian Kelly repeats his mantra: Tune out the noise.


With all due respect to the ghosts of Walter Eckersall and George Halas and Knute Rockne and Buddy Young, it is difficult to fathom why the Chicago Public League hasn't found time over the las