Brian Kelly met with the media on Sunday afternoon following the announcement that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish would meet the Iowa State Cyclones in the Camping World Bowl. He covered a variety of topics related to the upcoming bowl game.
-Brian Kelly discussed the challenge the Irish face as they prepare for the Cyclones. Kelly felt Iowa State could have been 11-1 during the year but lost a few close games. Brock Purdy, the Cyclones star quarterback, will present a challenge. Kelly stated, “Explosive on offense. I think they set a school record for points and touchdowns, and total offense this year, so we know what we’re getting.