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Oregon's Chip Kelly tips visor to intrastate rivals

Updated: August 12, 2011, 12:45 PM ET
By Thomas Neumann

It's difficult to imagine most major college football coaches showing any sort of reverence for their most hated foes.

Rivalries are too intense. Recruiting battles are too fierce. Ill feelings run too deep between fan bases -- and the coaches themselves in many cases -- to pass compliments across battle lines.

But that's not necessarily the case in the Pac-12, where there's a sense of fraternity among the coaches that simply doesn't seem to exist in other major ...

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