[UPDATE 10:05 AM] EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens released this statement via their website today regarding Chip Kelly’s departure: “I want to thank Chip for his leadership and commitment to building on the Oregon Football foundation of excellence. We have enjoyed incredible success over the past four years. I … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Chip Kelly will remain the head coach at Oregon next season. “We’re ecstatic that Coach Kelly decided to remain at the University of Oregon,” Athletic Director Rob Mullens said. “Obviously, we’ve had unprecedented success over the past four years.” Mullens said he got a call from Kelly Sunday night during the Civil … Continue reading »
Updated Monday, January 7 EUGENE, Ore. — Chip Kelly will stay at Oregon instead of taking an NFL job, according Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the story. Schefter broke the news on Twitter just before 8 p.m. Sunday. Schefter tweeted: “Chip Kelly turned down a chance to go to the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday came and went without Chip Kelly agreeing to a deal with an NFL team. According to several reports, Kelly met with the Philadelphia Eagles for nine hours in Arizona but no deal was reached. Kelly was scheduled to have a second meeting with the Browns but missed that meeting due to … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– According to a report from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Chip Kelly is “close to a deal” that would make him the head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Kelly interviewed with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner Friday afternoon in Arizona. After the Ducks 35-17 win over Kansas State in … Continue reading »
GLENDALE, Ariz. – From the opening kickoff, the Oregon Ducks were in control of the 2013 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. De’Anthony Thomas returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for the first of his two touchdowns. No. 4 Oregon easily handled No. 5 Kansas State to win the Fiesta Bowl 35-17. Oregon (12-1) jumped out to a … Continue reading »
GLENDALE, Ariz.– Brandi Smith, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken preview the 2013 Fiesta Bowl from inside University of Phoenix Stadium on the eve of the Ducks meeting with the Kansas State Wildcats. Get the scoop from Arizona – on and off the field – before Oregon’s fourth consecutive BCS Bowl game.
The Philadelphia Daily News sent Eagles beat writer Les Bowen to Phoenix to cover Chip Kelly coaching the Oregon Ducks in the Fiesta Bowl. He talks with KEZI 9 Sports about Philadelphia’s interest in Kelly and how Kelly would fit with the Eagles.
GLENDALE, Ariz.– Two days remain before the 2013 Fiesta Bowl. Brandi Smith, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken continue our team coverage from Arizona. Brandi takes us on a tour of University of Phoenix Stadium – the site of the game. Jake and Erik talk to two Oregon seniors, who will be playing in their Duck … Continue reading »
GLENDALE, Ariz.– Which movie characters do the Ducks look like? Kansas State players in a singing competition? Brandi Smith, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken continue KEZI 9′s team coverage of the 2013 Fiesta Bowl in Arizona. Monday was Media Day, which brought much entertainment from both the Ducks and Kansas State. And the NFL rumors … Continue reading »