Found December 08, 2012 on
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There have been plenty of rumors floating around that Chip Kelly will be leaving the University of Oregon to coach in the NFL next season.
According to Rob Moseley of The Register-Guard, Kelly claims that neither him or his agent have been in contact with any people from the NFL.
Of course Kelly is going to deny any contact with the NFL. The last thing he wants to do is create any distractions for his team.
Handsome, articulate, well-educated, athletically gifted and soon to be rich, a consensus All-American and the second-leading running back in school history, Kenjon Barner got snubbed in the balloting for the Doak Walker Award, just as Marcus Mariota will have a difficult time winning a Heisman Trophy. KB will probably get over it, and Oregon fans have to hope he'll console himself...
We've all heard the rumors, perhaps a few of us have even come to terms with the possibility existing that Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly may not be on the sidelines for the 2012-13 season.
If that is in fact the case, it would be a sad reality for the #5 ranked Ducks, (11-1, 8-1 Pac12) who came within a missed field goal of a second consecutive berth in the PAC-12 championship...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter seems to believe there’s a good chance University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly is coaching in the NFL next season.
“I will be surprised if Chip Kelly is not coaching in the NFL next year,” Schefter said while talking on The Herd with Colin Cowherd, via Black Sports Online.
“It would be an upset if he’s not in the NFL next year. Just on the basis...
The Ducks were one player short on Friday, as senior running back Kenjon Barner was concluding his trip to New York where he was a Doak Walker finalist.
Barner was back in practice Saturday, as the Ducks completed their second practice of Fiesta Bowl preparation.
The Tennessee faithful are starting to get restless.
The Volunteers program should be able to attract a big name coach, but so far they’ve been turned down by a Big East coach, Charlie Strong, and Mike Gundy. The Vols are starting to venture into desperate territory, but they need to realize that sometimes great hires aren’t made in the first week, or for that matter, the first...