Originally posted on The Pewter Plank  |  Last updated 1/23/12
"Uhh... on second thought... NO." Hours after the twitterverse exploded with news of the Buccaneers offering their head coaching job to Chip Kelly, the Oregon head coach has decided to stay in Eugene and pass on Tampa’s offer. Just hours ago things looked dramatically different, with all indications pointing to Kelly becoming Raheem Morris’ replacement. However, a lot can change over the course of a night. “His heart is with college football and Oregon and he’s no longer being considered,” Mark Dominik said Monday, according to the Tampa Bay Times. This is not at all surprising, Kelly was reportedly intrigued by the possibility of coaching in the NFL and getting out of the recruiting game (Oregon has been implicated in a couple of recruiting scandals lately), but ultimately the draw was not enough for him to leave Oregon. There were a lot of elements at play in this decision making process though. … [visit site to read more] ‘Just Kidding!’ Chip Kelly Spurns Bucs - The Pewter Plan...
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