Tagged: Chip Kelly to NFL

Tebow to Philly? 3

Tebow to Philly?

No, it hasn’t happened – yet.  Tim Tebow was released yesterday by the New York Jets.  Apparently they would prefer this guy over a yet-to-be-doomed play-caller.  Let’s look at why Chip should look at signing Tim Tebow, because I think it...

Five Things Chip Kelly Did Right and Why Duck Fans Should Be Thankful 4

Five Things Chip Kelly Did Right and Why Duck Fans Should Be Thankful

If winning football games is your biggest priority then make it 6 things.  A winning record of 46-7 is no small accomplishment; however, looking long-term there are 5 other things that, when the disappointment clears, I think will be recognized and appreciated....

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Will Johnny Ragin III Stay Home?

Those who follow Oregon high school football know it’s not exactly a hotbed  for recruiting.  While the state produces half a dozen or so Division I recruits each year, many are under-the-radar and not highly ranked.  Of the three committed prospects from the...

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Take your MARK…Recruiting off and Running

The chips have fallen where they may – Chip Kelly is gone and that can only hurt the recruiting, right? Wrong.  A newly crowned head coach highlighted visitations that proved eventful for four potential Ducks who made their way to Eugene this past...

There Are Days When Life Sucks Major Eggs 4

There Are Days When Life Sucks Major Eggs

I opened Facebook Wednesdy morning and saw a sad face beside the headline ”Kelly to take Eagles job.”  I felt bad for the Notre Dame fans.  You see, it had to be Brian Kelly because we had already gone through...

Is Oregon the Most Tortured Sports State in America? 8

Is Oregon the Most Tortured Sports State in America?

Chip Kelly left town Wednesday morning, and a fan base mourned.  His teams had been perennial national title contenders, going into November with a shot at a national championship in five of his six seasons in Eugene.  Oregon never won...

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Jilted But Not Wilted

I was one of the few who throughout the entire process this year thought Chip Kelly would stay at Oregon.  I believed the idea “If it works, don’t fix it!” would prevail.  In a world that delivers so many ups...

Chip’s Sudden Departure Leaves Us With Unanswered Questions 3

Chip’s Sudden Departure Leaves Us With Unanswered Questions

Shocked, betrayed, deceived, stunned — these are a few of the emotions circulating amongst Oregon fans at this very moment.  Upon news of Chip Kelly heading to the NFL, social media platforms erupted as fans verbalized their discontent with the...

Friday The 13th Cleverly Disguised As Wednesday The 16th 1

Friday The 13th Cleverly Disguised As Wednesday The 16th

You know that feeling in your gut when you know something really awful is about to happen but you just don’t want to face it?  Yeah, that’s what I was going through this morning when I woke up and noticed...

Oregon Just Got Dumped: The Aftermath 1

Oregon Just Got Dumped: The Aftermath

When my wife emailed me at work yesterday to let me know that Chip Kelly was going to the Eagles, it felt like someone punched me in the jejunum. All I could type was, “no…” before hitting send. I didn’t...

2 Best NFL Fits for Chip Kelly

2 Best NFL Fits for Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly is the first coach ever to reach a BCS game in each of his first 4 seasons.  This success, along with the intrigue surrounding how his offensive system will transition in the NFL, has brought about many rumors...

Oregon’s success aided by past failures 0

Oregon’s success aided by past failures

After Oregon’s solid, if not unspectacular, 35-17 victory over Kansas State on Thursday, I took time to reflect on what had just occurred. No, not the victory itself, but the overall scheme of the University and where it has come...