Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Face Breakthrough Game Against Oklahoma

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Face Breakthrough Game Against Oklahoma
Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

It's a much-discussed fact that the third season has historically been the defining season for Notre Dame football coaches. Ara Parseghian, Dan Devine and Lou Holtz won national titles in their third year. Gerry Faust went 7-5, Bob Davie went 5-7, Tyrone Willingham went 6-6 and Charlie Weis went 3-9 in year three. That's been the boom-and-bust nature of the Notre Dame job over the last 50 years. Mostly bust of late.

Load More Stories

Follow Notre Dame Football from B/R on Facebook

Follow Notre Dame Football from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Team StreamTM

Out of Bounds

Notre Dame Football

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.