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DeShone Kizer: We're Confident In Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly continues to have the support of his players.

DeShone Kizer, Notre Dame's starting quarterback, spoke tonight about the feelings the Fighting Irish players have towards Brian Kelly, who's faced a ton of criticism this season.

Notre Dame is 2-5 after starting the season with College Football Playoff hopes, but Kizer says the Fighting Irish remain confident in Kelly.

From the Indy Star:

“We have complete confidence in coach Kelly,” Kizer said. “He has experience, he’s a winning coach, he knows how to win and he’s going to figure out whatever it takes to win. And as long as we continue to have the mentality that he is the successful coach that he is and trust in that, we’re going to be fine.

“We’ve been all over the place in this first half of the season from different motivational speeches to different mindsets each week trying to figure out what’s the best way of getting a win and doing whatever we can. But from here on out, it’s just having a good time, taking this opportunity to play for Notre Dame and doing whatever you can to bring home wins.”

Kelly, 55, has also received support from Notre Dame's athletic director, Jack Swarbrick, who told ESPN that there will be no coaching change this offseason.

Notre Dame is set to host Miami on Saturday.

[Indy Star]