Brian Kelly left early-morning meeting with Notre Dame players after 11 minutes

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Brian Kelly’s goodbye to Notre Dame players connected Tuesday greeting was brief.

As in, 11 minutes.

According to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, the gathering — which Kelly called Monday nighttime pursuing reports helium was leaving South Bend for LSU — lasted conscionable that long.

Kelly’s determination to permission Notre Dame aft 12 seasons appeared to leave everyone connected to the programme successful shock. Given that conscionable a week ago, helium publically and emphatically said helium wouldn’t beryllium leaving, that’s small surprise.

In the past hours earlier helium officially left, Kelly ghosted adjunct coaches, according to The Athletic, and administrators and boosters didn’t cognize the quality was coming either. Kelly’s squad besides recovered retired helium was leaving connected societal media, with the manager yet sending them an update a small aft 10 p.m. connected Monday night.

Brian Kelly Notre Dame LSUBrian Kelly starring Notre Dame shot players retired for their crippled against Stanford connected Nov. 27, 2021.Getty Images

“I volition person much to stock erstwhile we conscionable time astatine 7 a.m. but for now, conscionable cognize that my emotion for you is limitless and I americium truthful arrogant of each that you person accomplished,” the connection read, arsenic obtained by The Athletic. “Our programme is elite due to the fact that of your hard enactment and committedness and I cognize that volition continue. I volition stock much successful the greeting erstwhile we meet. Again, my sincere apologies for not being capable to beryllium the 1 to stock the quality straight with you.”

Brian Kelly Notre Dame LSUBrian Kelly (c.) during his last crippled arsenic Notre Dame shot manager connected Nov. 27, 2021.Getty Images

Whatever his mentation was, it seems to person been a abbreviated one.