Photos: Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly on the recruiting trail

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly started making stops on the recruiting trail in the days following the regular season finale at USC. As Kelly makes his trips, a number of recruits share photos of the Irish head coach on social media. ND Insider will continue to update this post as Kelly makes more visits.

Irish wide receiver commit C.J. Sanders hosted Kelly for an in-home visit in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 1.

Can't wait to be Irish.

A photo posted by CJ Sanders (@thelifeofceej) on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:00pm PST


Offensive line commit Tristen Hoge received a visit from Kelly and assistant coach Bob Elliott in Pocatello, Idaho, on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Great home visit with

— Super-T (@HogeTristen) December 3, 2014 //

Kelly stopped by Cary-Grove High School in Cary, Ill., on Wednesday, Dec. 3 to see offensive line commit Trevor Ruhland (left center).

Brian Kelly checking in on Trojan football and basketball yesterday. Go Irish and Go Trojans!

— Trojan Football (@CGTrojanFB) December 4, 2014 //

Linebacker commit Josh Barajas hosted Kelly and assistant coach Mike Elston on Thursday, Dec. 4., at his home in Valparaiso, Ind.

Great in home visit from Coach Kelly and Coach Elston. Can't wait to play for them next year!

— Josh Barajas (@ScoopNScore11) December 4, 2014 //

Kelly visited quarterback commit Brandon Wimbush on Monday, Dec. 8 with Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter's Prep head coach Rich Hansen.

Passing of the torch!

— Madei C. Williams (@Mad_Qb) December 11, 2014 //

Offensive line commit Jerry Tillery logged a creative entry when Kelly visited his home in Shreveport, La., on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Kelly was joined by defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks and offensive line coach Harry Hiestand.

Coach Kelly loves Gumbo.

— Jerry Tillery (@JerryTillery) December 11, 2014 //

Head coach Brian Kelly speaks Sunday, December 7, 2014, during a news conference upon Notre Dame's selection to play in the Music City Bowl in Nashville against LSU. (SBT Photo/GREG SWIERCZ)