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Brian Kelly Getting Crushed For How He Handled QB Situation vs. Stanford

Brian Kelly speaking at a press conference.


Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly is getting criticized for his decision to shuffle quarterbacks DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire during his team's game against Stanford.

Notre Dame struggled on offense on Saturday night, as the Irish scored just 10 points in a pivotal game against Stanford. During the contest, head coach Brian Kelly made the decision to bench starter DeShone Kizer for backup Malik Zaire, only to bring Kizer back in down the stretch.

Neither quarterback was able to do much. Kizer finished 14-of-26 for 154 yards with two interceptions, adding 83 yards and a score on the ground. Zaire was 0-of-2 with three rushing yards.

Kelly's decision to go back-and-forth with the two signal-callers is getting him a great deal of heat on Twitter.

Notre Dame is now 2-5 and it's starting to look like the Fighting Irish won't be playing this post-season. It's been a tough year in South Bend.