Unlike other powerhouse programs, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish aren’t in a conference. However, there’s been rumors about the Irish potentially joining a conference over the years, but nothing has come to fruition at this point.
With the NCAA having a four team playoff system, coaches across the country have spoke up about Notre Dame.
Dabo Swinney agrees w/Gary Pinkel: “Absolutely Notre Dame needs to be in conference or play 13 games to be in @CFBPlayoff"
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 27, 2015
Swinney is the head coach of the Clemson Tigers, who just so happen to play Notre Dame on October 3.
Brian Kelly’s following statement will add fuel to the fire:
What do you guys think?