SOUTH BEND, Ind.—There was an interesting parallel between yet another wrenching Notre Dame loss and yet another bristly Brian Kelly post-game press conference.

For most of the way in their 20-19 crusher against Georgia and Kelly’s post-mortem, I had a tentative feeling that both things were going to end well for the Irish. And even if they didn’t, there were going to be positives to build on.

And then, as quick as a Georgia sack and fumble, Mount Kelly erupted. And called a lot of things into question. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.