Notre Dame Football Loses 411 Pounds This Morning

November 30, 2009

After five disappointing seasons coaching at a school that still thinks it has some sort of God-given right to compete for the National Title every year, Fighting Irish football coach Charlie Weis was fired earlier today after yet another mediocre season in South Bend.

Weis, who will now collect an estimated $18 million severance package, will not coach the team in the their postseason game (big loss for the Monistat 7 Bowl) and is expected to leave campus after a meeting with his players later today.

The former Patriots assistant coach has reportedly received several offers to return to the NFL as an offensive coordinator and will weigh his options, presumably at some sort of all-you-can-eat ice cream bar in the South Bend area.

From the staff of Spike.com, best of luck Charlie. Betting against the Irish over the past three years has put most of our kids through college.

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