UCLA picks Chip Kelly to lead Bruins in 2018

After brief coaching stints with the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers, Chip Kelly, former coach of the Oregon Ducks, returns to the college football landscape as head coach of the UCLA Bruins with a five-year, $23.3-million contract. Kelly will replace Jim Mora, who led the Bruins through six seasons and was abruptly fired not long after the team lost to USC for a third straight year in the crosstown rivalry. “It is an absolute honor to join the Bruin family, and I am grateful to Chancellor [Gene] Block and to [athletics director] Dan Guerrero for this incredible...

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