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.