Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly is now expected to make the jump to the NFL after the end of the college football season. He has revolutionized college football and is one of the hottest coaching prospects on the radar this year. Now it’s being reported that Kelly will want complete control of personnel decision making with any team he joins next season. Will a NFL franchise be willing to give him that kind of power? Kelly was inches away from taking the head coaching job last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but backed away at the last minute, returning to the University of Oregon. This season, with issues surrounding the university, the jump to the next level seems inevitable. There are questions as to whether or not Kelly’s high octane offense will work in the NFL or whether it will become another gimmick. I happen to think that he will be successful in the NFL. Kelly is a very smart football coach and he can adapt his offense to fit the next level, but he will need to have the ...
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