Twitter reaction from Oregon players, others to Chip Kelly decision
The Chip Kelly bombshell heard round the football world Tuesday led to plenty of reaction on Twitter.
The Chip Kelly bombshell heard round the football world Tuesday led to plenty of reaction on Twitter, including from the Oregon roster itself.
Duck linebacker Tyson Coleman:
Thanks for everything coach Kelly! It's been real!— Tyson Coleman (@TysonColeman33) January 16, 2013
Defensive tackle Arik Armstead was less pleased:
I wake up to this news smh I was just at the man house the other day— Arik Armstead (@arikarmstead) January 16, 2013
Linebacker Michael Clay:
Well Mike Vick may be the happiest man in America if he stays in Philly— Michael Clay (@mikeclay_46) January 16, 2013
Running back Byron Marshall:
Coach Kelly may be gone but we still gone handle business next year#NoWorries— Byron Marshall (@ByronMarshall_9) January 16, 2013
Long snapper Jeff Palmer, looking ahead to the Ducks' likely next hire:
Lets go helfyyy #THEMAN— Jeff Palmer (@jeffpalmerr) January 16, 2013
Former Duck and current Minnesota Viking Geoff Schwartz:
Chip took the Oregon program to heights never imagined but I believe the Ducks will be just fine. Promote from within n keep winning the day— Geoff Schwartz (@GeoffSchwartz76) January 16, 2013
One Duck recruit (and USC commitment) was surprised by the move:
Chip Kelly going to the NFC East: Great news for Lane Kiffin. For his dad... not so much.— Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) January 16, 2013
Yes, perfect. RT @kentsomers: Nice read option play by Chip Kelly. made everyone take the eye off the ball.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerCBS) January 16, 2013
Kelly was telling the truth. He just didn't specify how long he would be remaining at the University of Oregon.— Matt Hinton (@MattRHinton) January 16, 2013
You know what they say about how the best negotiation tactic is walking away? Well done Chip Kelly.— Will Brinson (@willbrinson) January 16, 2013
New trend in college coaching: Build a winner, however you want, NCAA knocks on door, and then run t the riches of the NFL. Smart men— Pete Prisco (@PriscoCBS) January 16, 2013
And more from around the Internet:
Lane Kiffin is listed as day-to-day after injuring his shoulder with excessive fist pumps.— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) January 16, 2013
Chip Kelly is the latest reminder of why college athletes should always be allowed to transfer with zero restrictions.— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) January 16, 2013
A little more than five years ago, Chip Kelly was the OC of New Hampshire.— Dieter Kurtenbach (@dkurtenbach) January 16, 2013
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