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Chip Kelly’s high-speed offense brought Oregon to the upper echelons of college football and has shown signs of success in his two seasons as head coach of the Eagles as well, but the coach’s inspiration for the breakneck pace of play is surprising.

By Extra Mustard
September 10, 2015

Chip Kelly’s high speed offense brought Oregon to the upper echelons of college football and has shown signs of success in his two seasons as head coach of the Eagles as well, but the coach’s inspiration for the breakneck pace of play might surprise you.

As the Eagles prepare to kick off the season against the Falcons on Monday night, Kelly joked with the press that his only goal is to make the game be over with sooner.

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Last season, Kelly’s offense ranked third in the league in total points and fifth in total yards, so while he may claim his only goal is to keep the clock moving, the side effects of the rapid attack are not too shabby.

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