,0,2492983.storyNotre Dame AD won’t rush to judgment on coach Charlie Weis’ future

In a hotel elevator hours before the most portentous game of his embattled football coach’s tenure, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick noted the quiet week he’d had, what with the raging fan inferno and his practically booby-trapped e-mail inbox.
Imagine the hazmat suit Swarbrick will don following the Irish’s loss to No. 8 Pittsburgh, another underwhelming Saturday in another troubling November for Charlie Weis. Still, a day after that gut shot, Swarbrick adhered to his stance of waiting until season’s end to pronounce judgment.