Chip Kelly Shows Headiness and Heart in Playing LeGarrette Blount

Posted by Rojo Grande on December-4-2009 Add Comments

The reputation of University of Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly has followed the same path as his Pasadena-bound ball club—from the dung heap to the rose parlor.

After last year's impressive 42-31 Holiday Bowl victory over Oklahoma State, expectations were high for Oregon's 2009 season. Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, running back LeGarrette Blount, and Nick Aliotti's tough defense would all be coming back.

Then during the offseason, head coach Mike Bellotti moved up to Athletic Director and handed the coaching reins over to offensive coordinator Kelly.

In one of the ugliest demonstrations of Division I football in modern times, Kelly's first trial by fire proved to be a blowtorch in a fireworks factory. Boise S...

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