Chip Kelly says he's focused on the Fiesta Bowl, but rumors about his potential future in the NFL have been swirling around ever since Black Monday's full tally became known. Teams could do a lot worse than the Oregon head coach, whose rapid spread offense has made the Ducks perennial contenders and is influencing the game on the pro level as well. If all goes well, Kelly could have his pick of the most attractive jobs in the NFL once this season is in the books.
Kelly has a good thing going at Oregon, but the allure of the NFL, with its higher profile and pay, must have some appeal to him.
Would his success translate?
Kelly's offense at Oregon has been studied by current NFL head coaches, but what works in the college game doesn't always work in the pros.