Kelly relishes Irish role as playoff 'new kids on the block'
Football coaches Nick Saban, of Alabama; Lincoln Riley, of Oklahoma; Dabo Swinney, of Clemson; and Brian Kelly, of Notre Dame, from left, pose with the college football championship trophy after a news conference Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Atlanta. The four teams are in the College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
The coaches of the four teams in the College Football Playoff, from left, Alabama's Nick Saban, Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley, Clemson's Dabo Swinney and Notre Dame's Brian Kelly chat after a news conference Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Atlanta. Alabama will face Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl and Clemson and Notre Dame will play in the Cotton Bowl. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)