Report: Brian Kelly staying at Notre Dame

Yet another college coach has been wined and dined by an NFL team, only for him to decide to stay at their current job, after a little monetary incentive to stick around.

The Philadelphia Eagles just can't catch a break. They've tried to lure Penn State's Bill O'Brien, Oregon's Chip Kelly, and now Brian Kelly. They all said thanks, but no thanks.

"Like every kid who has ever put on a pair of football cleats, I have had thoughts about being a part of the NFL," Kelly said via the Chicago Sun-Times.

"This decision was motivated purely by my love for Notre Dame and the entire Fighting Irish community, the young men I have the great fortune to coach, and my desire to continue to build the best football program in the country." 

Looks like coaches from the college ranks are finding out pretty fast that if you want to negotiate a pay raise from your school, flirt with a few NFL teams in the offseason.

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