Originally written December 20, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
Chip Kelly may have come up short in his final quest to win a BCS Championship with the Oregon Ducks. After losing the 2011 BCS Championship Game on a last second field goal against Cam Newton and the Auburn Tigers, Kelly’s Ducks dropped a heartbreaking overtime game to the Stanford Cardinal that took them out of national championship contention late this season. It now appears even more clear that the time may be now for Kelly to leave Oregon and make the jump to the National Football League. Especially with an NCAA investigation pending that will take a serious look into the football program’s relationship with prep adviser Will Lyles. Oregon’s attempt to resolve an NCAA investigation through summary disposition has failed, two sources with knowledge of the Ducks’ discussions told Yahoo! Sports. That would result in the Ducks having to appear before the NCAA committee on infractions this Spring to face possible sanctions. It is unknown what sanctions the Ducks could face, although...
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