Coach Kelly Press Conference Transcript - Boston College Week


#11/15 Irish Host #18/17 Michigan In Saturday Primetime Showdown

Notre Dame and Michigan to meet under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium for the first time since 1990 (7:39 p.m. ET, live on NBC).


#20/19 Irish Back On Road Saturday At #10 Michigan State

Nine of the past 12 meetings in the series between Notre Dame and Michigan State have been decided by a touchdown or less.


Rookie Rampage

Freshmen were made eligible by the NCAA 40 years ago


Rookie Rampage

Freshmen were made eligible by the NCAA 40 years ago


FB: Coach Kelly Mic'd Up Feature

From the Fighting Irish Digital Media Archives - Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly mic'd up during spring practice in April of 2012. The Irish are set to start fall preseason practice on Aug. 4, 2012.


FB: Blue Gold Game (2nd Half)


FB: Spring QB Battle Update

UND.com talks to Irish coaches and the four players battling for the top quarterback spot on the depth chart this spring.


FB: Practice Update March 28

UND.com's practice update for March 28 takes a close look at the quarterback position battle, as four players vie for the starting spot in 2012.


FB: Practice Update March 21

UND.com takes you inside the first spring practice of 2012 and looks at the key position battles the team will face - quarterback, cornerback and the right side of the offensive line.


2012 Blue-Gold Game (AP)

Earning points from stops and turnovers, the Defense topped the Offense by a score of 42-31.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:Enrolled early at Notre Dame, beginning classes in January 2012 after graduating from high school in December 2011 ... second-team pick on USA Today All-USA high school football team for 2011 . . . honorable mention selection on SI.com High School All-America team . . . rated 24th on 247Sports list of top national prospects . . . listed the top QB in the country and number-one player in Indiana by 247Sports . . . rated number-two player nationally and top-ranked quarterback by MaxPreps and Tom Lemming . . . rated 20th on Rivals.com Rivals250 list . . . listed number-one QB in the nation and top player from Indiana by Rivals.com . . . ranked the top QB in the nation and 38th-best prospect in the country by Scout.com . . . rated number-52 player nationally on 2012 ESPNU 150 list . . . ESPNU ranked him the third-best QB in the country, second-best player in the Midwest and top player in Indiana . . . listed 10th player nationally on SuperPrep Elite 50 team . . . rated number-one quarterback nationally and SuperPrep Midwest Offensive Player of the Year . . . named top player in Indiana on Detroit Free-Press Best of the Midwest team . . . received 2011 Indiana Mr. Football Award from Indianapolis Star . . . named Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year for 2011 . . . named to Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 all-state team for 2011, as one of three quarterbacks selected . . . Associated PressIndiana Class 4A first-team all-state quarterback selection . . . threw for2,517 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior in 2011, while also rushing for 482 yards and 11 TDs . . . helped East to 12-2 record and Indiana Class 4A state semifinals in 2011 . . . career statistics included 7,175 passing yards . . . honorable mention Associated Press 5A all-state pick as junior in 2010 after throwing for 2,500 yards and 25 TDs and also rushing for 425 yards and six TDs . . . played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio . . . uncle Blair Kiel played quarterback at Notre Dame from 1980-83 (throwing for 3,650 career yards in 29 career starts) and also spent seven seasons in NFL with Tampa Bay, Indianapolis and Green Bay . . . coached by Bob Gaddis at Columbus East High School . . . enrolled in First Year of Studies.

Gunner Kiel
Gunner  Kiel


Columbus, IN

High School:
Columbus East

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210


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