Brian Kelly speaks at LSU basketball game

NOW: Brian Kelly speaks at LSU basketball game

BATON ROUGE—Following his formal introduction as Louisiana State University's new head football coach, Brian Kelly attended an LSU men's basketball game on Wednesday night.

During halftime, Kelly briefly spoke to the crowd of cheering fans.

"The greatest fans deserve an incredible football team and we will begin starting right this minute to put together the next national championship football team at Louisiana State University. That's the standard,  that's the expectation,” Kelly said. “We knew that coming in, we don't apologize for it, we know it's hard work, we know there are great teams in the SEC, we respect them, but this is LSU. Go Tigers!”

Kelly arrived in Baton Rouge on Tuesday with his family after news broke that he would leave Notre Dame for the top coaching job at LSU Football. 

Click here to read our coverage of Kelly's new job at LSU

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