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It has been a strange few days for Notre Dame.
First, the Irish were trounced in the BCS National Championship Game by a score of 42-14. The following day, head coach Brian Kelly interviewed with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles about their vacant head coach position.
To top it all off, the Irish lost the commitment of 4-Star linebacker Alex Anzalone due to Kelly's flirting with the Eagles.
Irish fans needn't panic, though.
All is well on the recruiting front aside from the Anzalone departure, as the small group of commits planning to enroll at Notre Dame on Sunday have affirmed its collective intention to do so.
And Kelly's interview with the Eagles is simply what happens when collegiate coaches achieve success. It happened with Oregon's Chip Kelly just a few short weeks ago, and rumors will always circulate about Alabama's Nick Saban jumping ship for a return to the NFL.
This could all turn out to be a contract leveraging ploy by Kelly, or, it could indeed be a legitimate attempt for the third-year coach of the Irish to pursue his NFL dreams.
In the end, Notre Dame's ability to draw top-flight talent will never dwindle. If anything, it's as strong as it has ever been at the moment.