Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Firing Andy Reid was only a good idea if the Eagles could find a better (more winning) coach.  Kelly had a 46-7 record at Oregon which is quite impressive.  Will it translate to the NFL?  Can he bring the Eagles back into a very competitive NFC East with the Giants, Cowboys and Redskins?  His Oregon offense was base on a highly mobile QB, can that be translated to the NFL?  Can he take the heat of an Eagles fan base desperate for a championship? Kelly Coaching Career / Bio Early coaching years He broke into the coaching ranks in 1990 at Columbia University, where he served assecondary and special teams coach for the freshman team. The next year he was outside linebackers and strong safeties coach for the varsity team. In 1992 he went to the University of New Hampshire as the running backs coach. He left to become the defensive coordinator at Johns Hopkins University for one season. He returned to his alma mater as the running backs coach for the next three seasons (1994–96). He cha...
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