The University of Texas Wants Chip Kelly to Coach Them

Our Chip Is On Their List.

Credible report or baseless speculation? We don’t really know, but here’s what ESPN’s Chris Mortenson reported last night.

“League sources say Chip Kelly is prominent on the new list of new Longhorns AD Steve Patterson, who’s heard that Kelly misses some aspects of the college football game,” Mortensen said. “If Kelly is interested, an NCAA expert believes that the 18-month show cause for sanctions at Oregon was more like a slap on the wrist and was not a major hurdle.”

Chip Kelly responds: “I understand you have to ask the question,” Kelly said Monday, “but I’m not involved in any jobs. I’m the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. I’m going to prepare for the Bears and prepare for the Cowboys after that. Hopefully we have an opportunity to go to the playoffs and I’m going to be here for a while.”

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  • Tracer Bullet

    Man, even Saban, Spurrier and Butch Davis lasted more than a year. Lou Holtz didn’t but, hell, that was the Jets. Who’d stay there any longer than necessary? And Petrino is just a dirtbag.