Found January 23, 2012 on Bucs Beat:
If and when Chip Kelly, as expected, signs on to become the next coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one of the most anticipated aspects of the move would be what kind of offensive attack he’ll employ. Kelly is renowned at the college level for running an exciting brand of the spread offense that has become the envy of many. His offenses have consistently led the Pac-10 and been highly-ranked nationally in key categories, including scoring and total offense. He clearly is on to something with his innovative approach to offense. Here’s the problem: The spread offense doesn’t translate in the NFL, and Kelly’s scheme will have to undergo major changes before he can use it in the pros. The athletes are simply too good. The mismatches just aren't as huge. Now, there have been other college coaches who have made the jump to the NFL and brought many of their concepts with them. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll (USC) comes to mind, but his offense at Southern Cal was closer to a pro-style off...
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