As we pick through the last bits of holiday turkey and ham and get ready for the upcoming few days of college football bowl bliss, here are a few assorted leftovers from the past few days to mull over as we all decide whether to resign or just take a leave of absence from the long upcoming stretch of holiday-less months.The big news of course is the slowly building coaching staff that Coach Kelly is hiring to help him run ND football. The only ND verified hire so far has been an excellent one as running backs coach Tony Alford was announced prior to Christmas as the lone assistant coach to make the Weis-to-Kelly transition."I got to know Tony during our days in the Big East when he was at Louisville and I was at Cincinnati," Kelly said. "He is a tremendous teacher and a great recruiter...

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