Football

12 things we’ll remember most about Chip Kelly’s tenure at Oregon

By on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 1:05 pm.

Chip Kelly finished his Oregon career with 46 wins including three-straight 12-win seasons to close out his time in Eugene. In honor of the Ducks three-peat of 12-win seasons, here are, in no particular order, the 12 things we’ll remember most about the one and only Mr. Charles Kelly and his tenure at Oregon. 1. […]


Twitter explodes with news of Chip Kelly leaving Oregon

By on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 1:09 pm.

#Eagles hire Chip Kelly as 21st head coach. More details bit.ly/TgSqAG — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 16, 2013   BREAKING – Sources: Oregon coach Chip Kelly will be the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles (via @mortreport) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 16, 2013   Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, according […]


Chip Kelly leaving Oregon to be head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles

By on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 1:01 am.

Oregon head coach Chip Kelly is leaving the Ducks to become the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles announced Kelly as the successor to former Philadelphia head coach Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31. “Chip Kelly will be an outstanding head coach for the Eagles,” said Philadelphia owner Jeffrey Lurie in […]


Max Unger, Ed Dickson among former Ducks starring in NFL Playoff action

By on Monday, Jan. 14 at 11:53 am.

College football may be over, but eight former Ducks are still seeing action on the gridiron in the NFL Playoffs this January. Each of this weekend’s four Divisional Round games featured a pair of Oregon alums, and only University of Miami and Wisconsin have more alumni still in contention for a title. Maybe no game […]


Linebacker Anthony Wallace announces intent to transfer

By on Friday, Jan. 11 at 6:42 pm.

Sophomore linebacker Anthony Wallace has informed Chip Kelly that he intends to transfer, the athletic department announced today. Wallace saw game action in 15 games over two seasons and was credited with 13 tackles and 1 TFL. Among those games were last season’s Rose Bowl victory, where Wallace picked up one tackle. Wallace had three […]


Zone Read PM: Philadelphia eyes Brian Kelly, a look at the 2013 Oregon football schedule

By on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 4:36 pm.

After failing to pry Oregon head coach Chip Kelly from college football and into the National Football League, the Philadelphia Eagles have their eyes now set on another successful coach from the collegiate ranks; Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly. ESPN reported that there was a mutual interest between the two sides and that they would reconvene […]


ESPN’s Rece Davis talks Capital One Cup, Chip Kelly’s decision to stay and Oregon’s BCS chances next year

By on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7:50 pm.

The Capital One Cup, recognizing the best overall athletic universities in the country, released its fall standings Wednesday, and it’s good news for Duck fans. Recent runs of success enjoyed by Oregon’s football, volleyball and cross country teams have placed the Ducks No. 5 in both men’s and women’s sports, the only school in the […]


Keanon Lowe fakes injury to get Dane Ebanez BCS playing time

By on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 12:50 pm.

In the run-up to the Fiesta Bowl, one of the best stories surrounding Oregon football came from one of its most obscure players. Profiled by The Oregonian’s John Canzano, Dane Ebanez is leaving the team with one year of NCAA eligibility because he can’t afford to not start paying his $70,000 of student debt. The junior […]


Zone Read AM: Oregon gets shot at NCAA Football’s cover; Sacramento Kings could move to Seattle

By on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 2:46 pm.

Sophomore sensation De’Anthony Thomas has video-game speed. And if the votes keep up, he might just become video-game royalty, too. Per an EA Sports press release: The EA SPORTS NCAA Football Cover Vote had advanced to the second round as the field of 126 was cut down to 32 schools today. After over 630,000 fan votes were […]


Athletic director Rob Mullens ‘ecstatic’ to have Chip Kelly back as head coach

By on Monday, Jan. 7 at 4:19 pm.

University of Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens held a press conference at the Casanova Center Monday to address the news that Oregon head coach Chip Kelly will remain in Eugene for another season. Mullens acknowledged the whirlwind of rumors leading up to the news breaking late Sunday evening, saying some of the reports were inaccurate. […]


Mat Kearney’s ‘Chip Don’t Go’ goes viral

By on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 3:22 pm.

Singer and Eugene native Mat Kearney started a YouTube account the day of the Fiesta Bowl, ostensibly with one objective in mind: Keep Chip Kelly in Oregon. The 34-year-old — who actually attended California State University, Chico — penned “Chip Don’t Go,” an ode to the Ducks’ head coach linked to several NFL head coaching […]


For Chip Kelly, choice is narrowed to Philadelphia or Oregon

By on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 6:38 pm.

Three NFL teams — the Bills, Eagles, and Browns — sent representatives to Arizona to meet with Oregon head coach Chip Kelly with aspirations of luring him to the NFL. All three flew home without Kelly’s signature. Sunday morning the Bills hired Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone, leaving only Cleveland and Philadelphia in the hunt for Kelly. Apparently the […]


Chip Kelly appears to be Browns’ top choice, though nothing finalized yet

By on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 4:04 pm.

A day after ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that Oregon’s Chip Kelly was close to becoming the new head coach for the Cleveland Browns, a deal has yet to be reached between Kelly and the 5-12 Browns. Mortensen reported that Kelly and Browns’ front office officials met for over seven hours on Friday and described the […]


Update: Chip Kelly wraps up talks with Cleveland, set to meet with Buffalo and Philadelphia next

By on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 8:11 pm.

UPDATE: According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Chip Kelly spoke with the Cleveland Browns for seven hours Friday but has not yet finalized a deal, telling team officials that he still planned to meet with both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Buffalo Bills. Kelly and the Browns agreed to speak again on Saturday night after Kelly had spoken […]