Found January 16, 2013 on College Football Section:
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Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly is headed to the NFL. Not to the Browns like most thought he would, but to the Philadelphia Eagles. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen tweeted the report: Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, according to league sources. No announcement yet. Just last week Kelly was staying in Eugene through the 2013 season. Well that didn’t happen. Related Posts Chip Kelly’s name circulating as Eagles’ replacement for Andy Reid Chip Kelly believes pot not a problem Chip Kelly Was Excited
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