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Inside The Numbers On Chip Kelly

Here are some facts and figures to check out regarding the Eagles' new head coach Chip Kelly ...

  • Chip Kelly becomes the first head coach the Eagles have hired directly from the college ranks since Dick Vermeil left UCLA for Philadelphia in 1976.
  • Kelly was 46-7 in 4 seasons at Oregon after taking over for Mike Bellotti. He is the first coach to make a BCS Bowl appearance in each of his first 4 seasons.
  • Kelly is coming off his third straight 12-win season. The last coach to do that in a BCS automatic qualifying conference was Oklahoma's Bob Stoops from 2002-04.
    Before And After Kelly's Hiring At Oregon
    4 Years Before Kelly 4 Years With Kelly
    W-L 36-15 46-7
    Conf. W-L 24-12 33-3
    BCS Bowl App. 0 4
    PPG 36.0 44.7


From College To The Pros
Coach FBS Win Pct. NFL Win Pct.
Chip Kelly, Eagles .868 N/A
Pete Carroll, Seahawks .836 .518
Tom Coughlin, Giants .614 .555
Jim Harbaugh, 49ers .580 .750
Greg Schiano, Buccaneers .504 .438
Doug Marrone, Bills .500 N/A


Kelly's Explosive Offense
Category Number FBS Rank
25+-yard Pass Plays 220 1
25+-yard Run Plays 110 1


QB Foles At Arizona Vs. Oregon
Year Comp./Att. Yards TD/INT Result
2011 34-57 398 3/0 L, 56-31
2010 29-54 448 3/1 L, 48-29
2009 30-46 314 4/1 L, 44-41 (2OT)
Total 93-157 1,160 10/2 0-3


Rushing From Oregon To Philly - Rankings Past Four Seasons
Category Oregon Eagles
Rushing Yards Per Game 6th in FBS 5th in NFL
Yards Per Rush 1st 1st
Rushing TDs T-2 7th


Most NFL Offensive Plays - 2012
Team Plays
New England 1,191
Detroit 1,160
Indianapolis 1,109
Houston 1,090
Denver 1,090
Eagles 1,079
Oregon Ducks 1,077 in 13 games


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