RealClearSports
Advertisement

Kelly May Be Wrapping It Up at Oregon

AP Photo

Chip Kelly is 4-0 in Civil War games. He's now won 15 straight road games, longest streak in America. He has three consecutive undisputed conference championships, three Bowl Championship Series bowl berths, and on Saturday when I asked if the "unfinished business" he talked about when he turned down a shot at coaching in the NFL is still unfinished, he hedged. 

I'd assumed that he was talking about losing to Auburn in the 2010 BCS title game by a field goal at the end of regulation. I'd figured all that was left for the guy who has made road kill of Oregon State while going 45-7 since taking over was to win a national championship. 

"I wasn't talking about wins and losses when I said that," Kelly said. "I was talking what this team is about, we don't grade...

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Sigh, Get Out the Shamrocks, Cheer for Irish

Charles P. Pierce, Grantland - November 13, 2012

All right, as this college football season winds to a close, since it appears that we are all going to have to live with awakened echoes and shaken thunder again, and since it appears that all the people who had kept the blue... more »

Oregon's Kelly Courting Perfect Getaway

Jim Weber, Lost Lettermen - November 15, 2012

Life is good right now for Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. The Ducks are ranked No. 2 in the country and the Las Vegas favorites to win the school’s first national title. Kelly himself is among the hottest names for NFL head... more »

Marcus Football? Rival for Manziel

Tom Fitzgerald, San Francisco Chronicle - November 16, 2012

Even though Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel has pushed himself into Heisman Trophy consideration, at least one observer thinks Johnny Football is not even the best redshirt freshman quarterback in the country. That would be... more »

As NFL Coach, Kelly a Great College Coach

Mike Tanier, Sports on Earth - November 14, 2012

Chip Kelly must feel pretty cramped these days. It is hard to prepare your team for a Pac-12 title, and possibly a BCS championship, when you are stuffed inside a dozen Christmas stockings. The Philadelphia Inquirer,... more »