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Weis to be introduced as Irish coach Monday

Originally Published: December 13, 2004
ESPN.com news services

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- After failing to land one of the nation's leading college coaching candidates, Notre Dame signed one of the NFL's top assistants.

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Charlie Weis made it official Sunday night, becoming the first Notre Dame graduate to coach the team since Hugh Devore served as interim coach in 1963. Only Weis didn't play college football.

He signed with the Irish 12 days after Tyrone Willingham was fired and eight days after Notre ...

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