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Before the Eagles hired Chip Kelly away from Oregon, they had also interviewed Penn State coach Bill O’Brien and Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly and had planned to sit down with former Syracuse coach Doug Marrone. Apparently, owner Jeffrey Lurie was also intrigued enough by Kevin Sumlin that he reportedly made an offer to the Texas A&M coach after Kelly had initially decided to continue coaching at Oregon. According to cSNPhilly, The story, which surfaced in a San Antonio Express-News story about Sumlin, cited the founder of Texags.com, a website devoted to Aggies athletics but is unaffiliated with the school, for reporting that the Eagles made an offer to Sumlin. The Eagles didn’t respond when reached for comment. In January, the team acknowledged meeting with O’Brien and Kelly but never mentioned interest in Sumlin, who guided the Aggies to an 11-2 record in his first season as their head coach, including a 29-24 win against national champion Alabama in Tuscaloosa. In the Express-News story, Sumlin admitted that he’s had opportunities to coach in the NFL but didn’t divulge names. “I don’t have to say anything,” Sumlin said. “Everybody knows what I do (now). I’ve never coached in the NFL. I’ve had plenty of opportunities to do that, both as an assistant coach and even as a head coach. But there’s a reason I coach college football, and we’ve got a lot of work to do here.” Well Eagles fans, my question is, if the story is true are you happy? Or would you had rather had Kevin Sumlin?
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