As an Oregon Ducks fan, I hate even having to bring up this question. Coach Chip Kelly has taken the Ducks to two straight BCS Bowl Games including the 2010-11 BCS National Championship Game. Going into the 2011-12 college football season, Coach Kelly has the Ducks primed to make another run at the National Championship. But then there is this major question concerning
recruiting practices, Did the Oregon Ducks Cheat? and these quotes in particular taken from an article on Rivals.com:
- "In a wide-ranging, multi-day interview, Lyles said Kelly scrambled in late February and asked Lyles to submit retroactive player profiles to justify the $25,000 payment to his company just days before the transaction was revealed in a March 3 Yahoo! Sports report."
- "Lyles insists Oregon did not make a direct request or payment to steer recruits to Eugene. However, he now says Oregon did not pay him for his work as a traditional scout, but for his influence with top recruits and their families and his ability to usher prospects through the signing and eligibility process."
- “I look back at it now and they paid for what they saw as my access and influence with recruits”
It would seem Coach Kelly attempted to cover up and create facts immediately prior to an article coming out questioning a...to vote, see a video, and finish blog, please visit
Will Chip Kelly be fired or resign as the Oregon Ducks Coach?