Originally written on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 1/12/13
Scratch another name off the Eagles' wishlist. Per multiple reports, Brian Kelly has turned down the opportunity to become Philadelphia's head coach, and will stay at Notre Dame. "This week, I had an incredible opportunity to speak with one of the premier organizations in sports about becoming their head coach," Kelly said in a statement. "Like every kid who has ever put on a pair of football cleats, I have had thoughts about being a part of the NFL. However, after much reflection and conversation with those closest to me, I have decided to remain at Notre Dame." "This decision was motivated purely by my love for Notre Dame and the entire Fighting Irish community, the young men I have the great fortune to coach, and my desire to continue to build the best football program in the country. We still have a lot of work to do and my staff and I are excited about the challenges ahead." Speculation mounted in recent days that Kelly was a legitimate option to succeed Andy Reid...
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