Brian Kelly’s premature departure from Notre Dame has definitely ruffled a couple of feathers and amongst them is famous college basketball announcer Dick Vitale.
Vitale, who made his return to the broadcasting sales space this month after saying his most cancers prognosis in October, took to Twitter on Friday to name out Kelly and Lincoln Riley for his or her choices to maneuver on to completely different school soccer packages.
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“Brian Kelly & Lincoln Riley leaving [Notre Dame] & [Oklahoma] / surprise how can u simply stroll away from gamers that gave coronary heart/soul/blood to on the most significant time of the yr,” he wrote. “Sure to some $$$ depend greater than what is correct / it wasn’t like they have been ravenous making hundreds of thousands.”
Vitale drove his level residence, seemingly saying cash was the driving trigger for the departures.
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BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 14: Commentator Dick Vitale appears on earlier than motion between the Boston Celtics and the LA Clippers at TD Backyard on February 14, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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“Coaches with ethics ala Jay Wright, Tom Izzo, Coach Okay, Mark Few & many others would by no means take a look at on their TEAMS for $$$ with an opportunity for glory after an excellent yr,” he stated in one other tweet. “How can Brian Kelly give [Notre Dame] gamers a 3 min speak after they busted their guts for him? For him simple $$.”
Nov 27, 2021; Stanford, California, USA; Notre Dame Combating Irish head coach Brian Kelly receives congratulations after the sport in opposition to the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium.
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Kelly is LSU’s new head coach after signing a 10-year, $95 million take care of the promise of incentives whereas Riley will take over at USC for a reported $110 million.
Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley talks together with his gamers through the second half of an NCAA school soccer sport in opposition to Oklahoma State, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Stillwater, Okla.
(AP Photograph/Sue Ogrocki)
They be a part of Alabama’s Nick Saban as the highest three highest-paid school soccer coaches.