Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/20/14
For some who are head coaches at Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools, there are some who are content to spend their entire coaching career on the college sidelines.They enjoy the pomp and pageantry of the college life, and don't want anything else.Yet there are some in this profession who seek the proverbial greener pastures of the National Football League. Every time there is an open job for an NFL head coaching job, you hear the names of a few college coaches as potential candidates.This past winter, one college coach, Oregon head coach Chip Kelly, decided to go from the green and gold of the Ducks to the green and white of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles. Greg Schiano, formerly the head coach at Rutgers, is in his second season at Tampa Bay. Yet he has yet to enjoy a successful season, and talk is rampant that he may return to the college ranks.Any college football fan worth their favorite tailgating treat knows what happened when Steve Spurrier, Nick Saban and Bobby Petrino de...
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  • I Hope Kelly bolts Notre Dame so I can root for the Irish again. So long as this murderer runs the show I refuse to root for the Irish. But he should be gone soon because he proved as the coach of the Bearcats its all about him and not the players.
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