How Mike Brey found out about Brian Kelly leaving

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Where were you when you heard the news about Brian Kelly accepting the LSU job?

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In terms of shocking Notre Dame news this one rivals the night we found out Lennay Kekua didn’t actually exist. That’s how we feel but now imagine you worked indirectly with Kelly for the last dozen years and have an incredibly unique perspective as to what it’s actually like to be a notable head coach at Notre Dame.

Mike Brey was getting ready to coach Notre Dame’s basketball team as they traveled to Illinois for the ACC-Big Ten Challenge Monday night when he spoke to Illinois coach Brad Underwood before the game.

Simply incredible as anyone who claims to have seen this coming is lying.

Brey and the Irish lost to Underwood and the Illini, 82-72.

So where were you when you found out the Kelly news? Share it with us on Facebook or on Twitter and we may share your story in an upcoming post.

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