Former Notre Dame Football coach dead after battle with cancer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. –The Lincoln Star Journal reported today that former Notre Dame assistant football coach Bob Elliot died this on Saturday of this weekend.

Elliot was a defensive coach and assistant to Brian Kelly at Notre Dame from 2012 to 2016.

The former Notre Dame Coach was part of the 2012 National Championship Team staff.

Head Coach Brian Kelly stated “Bob was as genuine and good of a person that you’d ever meet.”

Former Irish Quarterback Deshone Kizer also tweeted: “A great man, coach. And Mentor, rest in peace coach Elliot!”

Recently Elliot coached at The University of Nebraska.

Bob Elliot was 64 years old.

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