Notre Dame fires Weis

Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 3:05 PM
Last updated 4:06 PM
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Notre Dame has fired coach Charlie Weis after a string of disappointing seasons that was capped by an agonizing four-game losing streak.

Athletic director Jack Swarbrick announced the decision Monday, saying in a news release “We have great expectations for our football program, and we have not been able to meet those expectations.”

Swarbick says he recommended to the university president Sunday night that Weis be let go with six years left on his contract.

Assistant head coach Rob Ianello will step in for Weis until a new head coach is hired.

Following a 6-2 start, the losing streak began and as it progressed Weis’ future was in doubt.

Weis finished 35-27 in five seasons, worse than his two predecessors, Tyrone Willingham and Bob Davie.

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TrueVoice
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TrueVoice 11/30/09 - 04:59 pm
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Nice to see a program that

Nice to see a program that holds management responsible for production. It is a shame UGA doesn't operate that way.

Notreally
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Notreally 11/30/09 - 05:20 pm
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Good the past two saturday's

Good the past two saturday's when they put the camera on him, he had snot running down his nose, WIPE your nose PLEASE it looks nasty drooling down like that YUCK. GOOD BYE Weis YEAH.

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justus4 11/30/09 - 06:17 pm
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Ol' Charlie earned that pink
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Ol' Charlie earned that pink slip and failed to maintain winning seasons. He knew it was coming and will pop up somewhere else fairly soon...but how much did this guy earn and how much will buying out his contract cost? Questions obviously left out of the article.

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AGR354 11/30/09 - 07:21 pm
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$18,000,000 Dang fire me for

$18,000,000 Dang fire me for half that i would not mind

apex24
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apex24 11/30/09 - 08:12 pm
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They say Lou Holtz has been

They say Lou Holtz has been talking to the Irish.

Notreally
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Notreally 11/30/09 - 08:18 pm
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LOL Lou can hardly even see

LOL Lou can hardly even see the Irish LOL..

smartie
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smartie 12/01/09 - 12:37 am
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i think i'll pass on this

i think i'll pass on this chat. nothing but pure ignorance here!

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