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Charlie Weis' Most Notable Notre Dame Moments

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Charlie Weis' Most Notable Notre Dame Moments

Charlie Weis has been fired as head coach of the Fighting Irish after five mostly troubled seasons. We look back on his tumultuous Notre Dame career.

  • 2004: Sports Illustrated announces Weis' hiring with two-page article titled "NOTRE DAME UNABLE TO GET URBAN MEYER"
  • 2005: Notre Dame offers Weis a 10-year extension after the Irish defense holds the Pitt offense to a 2-yard gain in the second quarter of Weis' first game
  • 2005: Weis promises the Irish will never go less than 2-3 against Michigan State on his watch
  • 2006: Weis learns that the foul-smelling string of beads hanging in quarterback Brady Quinn's locker is not a rosary
  • 2007: Though it takes six hours, a safety harness, two ladders, and a visit from the South Bend Fire Department, Weis finally touches the "Play Like a Champion Today" sign
  • 2008: In Weis' finest moment as coach of the Irish, a Quiznos opens half a block from the stadium
  • 2009: Under Weis' careful tutelage, running back Armando Allen gains 6 yards up the middle on second down in the third quarter against Nevada
  • 2015: Weis' 10-year contract runs out, capping an era of unparalleled success for Fighting Irish football

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