Brian Kelly (American football coach)

Brian Keith Kelly (born October 25, 1961) is a football coach in the who is presently the head coach at Louisiana University (LSU).

Kelly formerly coached at Grand Valley University (1991–2003), Central University (2004–2006), the University of Cincinnati (2006–2009), and the University of Notre Dame (2010–2021).

In 2002 and 2003, he led the Grand Valley Lakers to consecutive NCAA Division II Football Championships.

Kelly’s 2012 Notre Dame squad advanced to the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, while his 2018 and 2020 teams competed in the College Football Playoff (CFP).