There’s been enough written and said about the job security of Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith. If he’s gone, which is quite likely, time to move forward and think ahead to his replacement. Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly is being recruited by the NFL once again.
He turned down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head job last year and rumors are abound that he’ll replace the soon to be fired Andy Reid in Philadelphia. With a record of 45-7, the highest winning percentage in all of college football, third in the nation in wins over that span, and he’s made a BCS bowl every year he’s coached in Eugene. He’s a hot coaching commodity. And he endorses this website, which is very important.
But will his coaching style translate to the NFL?
His offensive schemes do a lot of zone blocking just like in the NFL, with pulls and pulling guards. Kelly will have to add a few more complexities to the scheme, and find other ways to get the ball out of the qb’s hands quicker. Schematics wise I think ...