Kelly May Leave NCAA Woes Behind

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Don't let the Fiesta Bowl victory lap fool you. Don't allow the well-publicized Friday job-interview dates with Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles ever make you forget. Chip Kelly has an impressive record as a coach at Oregon, and I have no doubt he'll win in the NFL, but if we're talking about his legacy at Oregon, let it show that he probably gets to dance off, scot-free, and leave the Ducks holding the NCAA-investigation bag by themselves.

Oregon will play in its fourth straight Bowl Championship Series game under Kelly today. I suspect they'll beat Kansas State in a blowout, and maybe dump Gatorade on Kelly afterward in what feels like his final game (and maybe day) as Oregon's coach. But while we're pinning all that success on Kelly, and...

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