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Phall

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Chip Kelly will return for a seventh season after his Bruins team finished the regular season 7-5. There are a few remarkable dynamics at play here.

The biggest elephant in the room is the stink-bomb QB position: departing supastar Dante Moore leaves with a 3-2 "starting" record, but two of those were freebies and the last game of the season was a punctuation of his ineptitude. The competent QB tandem of Ethan Garbers and Colin Schlee *may* have won 2-3 more games in the alternative universe where Dante picked any other of his big-pocketed suitors: who knows?

Going forward, UCLA will be facing a different class of programs at the top of the Big Ten. Do their administrators expect the team to finish ahead of several of these schools: Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Oregon, Washington, and USC - in order to make the 12-team playoff? Tough task.

I think that Chip will be closer to the upset in Year 10 than any P5 coordinator counterpart would be in Year 3. He should make better QB decisions!
 

Leonardfan

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Chip Kelly will return for a seventh season after his Bruins team finished the regular season 7-5. There are a few remarkable dynamics at play here.

The biggest elephant in the room is the stink-bomb QB position: departing supastar Dante Moore leaves with a 3-2 "starting" record, but two of those were freebies and the last game of the season was a punctuation of his ineptitude. The competent QB tandem of Ethan Garbers and Colin Schlee *may* have won 2-3 more games in the alternative universe where Dante picked any other of his big-pocketed suitors: who knows?

Going forward, UCLA will be facing a different class of programs at the top of the Big Ten. Do their administrators expect the team to finish ahead of several of these schools: Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Oregon, Washington, and USC - in order to make the 12-team playoff? Tough task.

I think that Chip will be closer to the upset in Year 10 than any P5 coordinator counterpart would be in Year 3. He should make better QB decisions!

https://www.on3.com/news/why-former...sting-name-to-enter-the-ncaa-transfer-portal/


An article trying to polish a turd. Providing excuses for Moore's struggles while failing to mention Garbers performed much more efficiently running the same offense.
 

Bucky

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I’d say good move by Steele if he was aware this was in the makings.
 

Warhawk_46

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Unfortunately, Steele won’t get a fair shot in the NFL he will likely end up in the UFL or CFL if he doesn’t give up on football altogether.

I hope I am wrong, but I fear I won’t be.
 
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