The talking heads on the radio have finally come to their senses and realized Notre Dame is not a better job than Georgia Tech. For posterity here are the two programs respective records since 1996, the year Lou Holtz retired for the first time.
1997 - Bob Davie - 7-6 : lost Independence Bowl /George O'Leary - 7-5 : won Carquest Bowl
1998 - Bob Davie - 9-3 : lost Gator Bowl /George O'Leary - 10-2 : won Gator Bowl and share of ACC title
1999 - Bob Davie - 5-7 : no bowl game / George O'Leary - 8-4 : lost Gator Bowl
2000 - Bob Davie - 9-3 : lost Fiesta Bowl / George O'Leary - 9-3 : lost Peach Bowl
2001 - Bob Davie - 5-6 : no bowl game /George O'Leary/Mac McWhorter - 7-5 :won Seattle Bowl
2002 - George O'Leary/Ty Willingham /10-3 : lost Gator Bowl - Chan Gailey - 7-6 : lost Silicon Valley Classic (not a golf tournament)
2003 - Ty Willingham - 5-7 : no bowl game / Chan Gailey - 7-6 : Won Humanitarian Bowl
2004 - Ty Willingham/Kent Baer - 6-6 : no bowl game / Chan Gailey - 7-5: Won Champs Sports Bowl
2005 - Charlie Weis - 9-3 : lost Fiesta Bowl / Chan Gailey - 7-5 : Lost Emerald Bowl
2006 - Charlie Weis - 10-3 : lost Sugar Bowl / Chan Gailey - 9-6 : Lost ACC Championship game (aka worst game ever played) and lost Gator Bowl
2007 - Charlie Weis - 3-9 : no bowl game / Chan Gailey - 7-6 : Lost Humanitarian Bowl
2008 - Charlie Weis - 7-6 : Won Hawaii Bowl / Paul Johnson - 9-4 : Lost Peach Bowl to LSU
The totals for that period:
Notre Dame Winning Percentage = 57.8%
Georgia Tech Winning Percentage = 62.7%
Notre Dame Bowl Appearances = 7
Georgia Tech Bowl Appearances = 13
Notre Dame Bowl Record = 14.3%
Georgia Tech Bowl Record = 41.7%
Notre Dame Top 25 Finishes = 5
Georgia Tech Top 25 Finishes = 3
Notre Dame Accomplishments of Note = Lost three BCS Games in 2000, 2005 and 2006, but did not finish in the top ten in any season.
Georgia Tech Accomplishments of Note = Share of ACC title in 1998, and Appearance in ACC title game in 2006.
Notre Dame is a better job? Really?