Former Notre Dame linebacker Tom Reynolds stepped forward today and explained his decision -- made with the support of 50 other former Irish players. "By definition, a good football coach does not lose games when he has superior talent on the field, and at least splits the games where the talent is approximately equal," Reynolds wrote according to the Tribune.
"Considering the W-L record of Coach Weis at Notre Dame, one would have to conclude he is serving an internship as a head coach of a college football team, which is defined as "any formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary)
"Thus, the supportive internship-development sign of his efforts accurately summarizes his easily documentable learning situation."