Found August 19, 2013 on Bloguin Best:
This guy here is a guy who was close to being an assistant at Oregon for Chip Kelly. Jon Gruden has been tied to many a college football coaching rumor since being fired as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Notre Dame, Tennessee, Miami, you name it. If Gruden wanted to coach in the college level, he could have had the school of his choice perhaps. Instead, Gruden remains a fixture in the Monday Night Football booth and the namesake of Gruden's QB Camp. But how close was Gruden to ever getting in to the college game? Pretty close, as it turns out. In an LA Times story about Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, Gruden discusses what he believes to be an overreaction to the new style up-tempo offense the Eagles have been implementing this year. In it, Gruden explains that it was Kelly who nearly lured Chuckie in to the college game while head coach at Oregon. "Matter of fact," Gruden said, "he offered me the offensive coordinator job of the Ducks r...

Video: Jon Gruden stars in new Hooters commercial

Analyst Jon Gruden breaks down film with a smokeshow Hooters girl in a new commercial for the restaurant.

Jon Gruden Lands Another Hooters Commercial

Jon Gruden just doing Jon Gruden. Check out the latest commercial for Hooters which stars Jon Gruden in a version of “Hoot Camp.” At least it is more entertaining than any of the stuff he does with soon to be NFL quarterbacks. Sort of… [Extra Mustard] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Jon Gruden Would Give 1st Rounder For Kirk Cousins

This is how we get Matt Flynn, Matt Cassell, and Kevin Kolb ruining NFL franchises. Gruden does seem to love everybody but a first rounder? You know if Gruden thinks this, then there are executives and coaches around the league who feel the same. When will they learn?

Photo: ESPN Presents Jon Gruden with AARP Card in Broadcast Booth

Oh man, AARP must be in good with some people at ESPN, either that or they’re just really gracious with their advertising space! During Monday’s broadcast of the Steelers and Redskins game, the Redskins cheerleaders (Pardon me for not knowing their official titles) presented Jon Gruden with some nice outfits and a birthday cake. After that, Mike Tirico asked Jon if he knew what...

The Pac-12's Top 25 Games to Watch in 2013

The Oregon Ducks were 33-3 in Pac-12 play under former head coach Chip Kelly. He won three conference championships in those four seasons and played...

A Team is Beginning to Mold

Through two pre-season games, that have meant absolutely nothing in the win-loss column, are you, the faithful season ticket toting, or the couch sitting fan, happy with what you see on the grass at the Linc?  Take everything into consideration, new coach, new players, new systems, and injuries, among other things.  You must bear in mind that in pre-season, teams do not open the...

5 Ways to Improve ESPN's Horrific Monday Night Football Broadcast

Change the Announcers of the ShowIt's not that I dislike Mike Tirico or Jon Gruden, I think they can do better. MNF should be the gem of the network. Is Jon Gruden the gem of ESPN? Nope.  I think he should have a live segment at halftime breaking down the quarterbacks from that game but not the main guy.  There should be three announcers again. There should be at least two...

Why are tickets still available for Oregon’s opening game?

Nicholls State Showdown! At the end of the 2012 college football season the Oregon Ducks found themselves with a 12-1 record, sitting in the No. 2 position in the polls, and with one of the more talented quarterbacks in the nation, Marcus Mariota.  Though Chip Kelly left to pursue an NFL career with the Eagles, a few key starters on defense saw their names called in the NFL Draft...

Steelers Versus Redskins: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV & Radio Schedule

Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1)  vs. Washington Redskins (1-0) Kickoff: 8:00 p.m., ET Site: FedEx Field (85,000) • Landover, Md. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) & ESPN ESPN Announcers:Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Jon Gruden (color analyst), Lisa Salters (sideline) CBS Announcers: Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Edmund Nelson (color analyst...

Chip Kelly Names Michael Vick Starting QB: The Right Choice?

If you told me last December that Michael Vick would be the Philadelphia Eagles' Week 1 starting quarterback, I would assume either Nick Foles suffered a nasty injury before the team had a chance to cut Vick, or the world is coming to an end.Vick finished 2012 with 12 TDs against 10 INTs with only 2,362 yards in 10 games played. He also had a case of the fumble-itis last year...

Alabama Sits on Top of AP Preseason Poll (shocker)

We've already seen the Coaches Poll so we really can't be surprised at anything we see in the Associated Press Top 25. Alabama is an overwhelming No. 1 (58 of 60 votes). That could actually be a good thing for the rest of the country. In the last 31 years there have only been three preseason No. 1's that went on to win the national title. Ohio State is going...
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