Originally written December 04, 2012 on Oregon Sports News:
Chip Kelly and his future on the sidelines in Eugene is the worst kept secret this side of a Kardashian’s affinity for celebrity, and people never tire of talking about it. Since last January’s Tampa flirtation, the Oregon Ducks Head Football Coach’s tenure at the University of Oregon has been tenuous at best.  Neither the fact that he chose to turn down the job, nor his reasons for doing just that have stopped people from speculating that his heart is in the “league,” and it’s not “if” regarding his departure, but “when” said departure will occur. One needn’t be John Nash from A Beautiful Mind to compute the equation equaling Chaz’ “exit stage left.”  While surprising at the time, the Tampa scenario did paint a picture of a coach reaching for the next rung of a professional ladder he was climbing at an unprecedented level.  It was only 5 years ago that a portly, unrecognizable coach named Chip arrived on the scene in Eugene to salvage the career of a once promising re
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