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Ad in school paper calls out Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick

Ad in school paper calls out Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick

In the midst of and in wake of a 4-8 football season rife with trying times on and off the field, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick twice has publicly defended coach Brian Kelly’s job.

On Wednesday, Swarbrick was called out publicly in the form of a full-page advertisement taken out in the school paper, The Observer, by a group of fans and alumni.

Under the headline “Notre Dame Football Has Failed Under Jack Swarbrick,” a list of the program’s shortcomings is featured. Among the bullet-point items is the Irish’s 0-10 record against...

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