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It's a day of transition. Akeem Jordan, the free agent (UDFA 2007) ILB and ST-eamer from James Madison, has left the nest to sign with his old mentor, Andy Reid in Kansas City.
More importantly, the mother of our good friend JB-Sage-Lion has passed away at too young an age. Our thoughts go out to JB and his family.
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Even in the transition from Coach Reid to Coach Kelly, there are still truths which we hold constant:
1. You usually need to win 2-out-of-3 games throughout a season to make the playoffs;
2. To win 2-out-of-3 games, you need to tackle and block well.
All indications are that Chip Kelly will emphasize the fundamentals of tackling and blocking when OTA's and training camp really get underway.
Kelly was never known for a multitude of blocking schemes in his offense, but he sure emphasized the fundamentals of downfield blocking.
He also did plenty of tackling drills while he was at New Hampshire and Oregon...
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The Oregon Ducks football is currently under investigation by the NCAA for recruiting violations that took place during the 2008-2011 seasons. According to a report from the Oregonian, the Ducks have agreed that they are guilty of one major violation and have proposed a two-year probation period along with a reduction in one scholarship per year over three years. The Ducks and the...
According to OregonLive.com, the University of Oregon has admitted that they committed major NCAA violations under former football head coach Chip Kelly. The University of Oregon has agreed that its football coaches committed at least one major violation related to the NCAA’s ongoing investigation into the Ducks’ recruiting practices from 2008 to 2011. As a result, the university...
NewsTags: Chip KellyIt looks like the Oregon football program is headed to probation because of violations it committed while Chip Kelly was the head coach. Kelly released a statement today about the matter.
“I am aware of the recent reports and of the ongoing investigation being conducted by the NCAA and the University of...
Seems to be making a little more sense why former Oregon coach Chip Kelly decided to change his mind and bolt for the NFL huh? Documents released by the University of Oregon show the school and the NCAA agree“major” violations were committed by the football program, both The Oregonian and Portland, Ore., television station KATU reported Monday. [...]
According to the Oregonian and Portland local news station KATU Monday night, the University of Oregon shared documents with the NCAA that both agree were "major" violations committed by the football program during the tenure of former head coach Chip Kelly.The school has admitted that at least one major violation was committed by members of the coaching staff.The main...
Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly releases statement on the reports that the Ducks committed at least one major NCAA violation.
When we reported the news to you earlier today that the University of Oregon is facing major violation according to the NCAA, we knew it was only a matter of time before former Oregon coach Chip Kelly decided to comment. Kelly, who was at Oregon during the reported violations, had this to say when asked [...]
(via Sports Illustrated)
The NCAA has admitted that the Oregon Ducks have committed some major violations. The violations were recruitment based, from the years 2009-2012.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach, and former Oregon Ducks head coach, coached the Ducks from 2009-2011. With the Eagles beginning mini-camps, Chip Kelly released a statement regarding the matter.
"I am aware...
Chip Kelly has three starting quarterbacks if his first practice was an indication.
Michael Vick, Nick Foles and Dennis Dixon each took reps with the starting unit when the Philadelphia Eagles took the field Tuesday for the first time since Kelly replaced Andy Reid as the head coach.
Which quarterback will line up under center when the Eagles play their first regular-season game...
In sports, true coincidences are rarely, if ever, actually observed. It was no coincidence that Pete Carroll left a great gig at USC to coach the Seattle Seahawks, and now it appears that Chip Kelly left Oregon for similar reasons.
According to Adam Jude of the Oregonian, the University of Oregon is now admitting that its coaches "committed at least one major violation,"...