By Evan Hilbert
January 23, 2012

Oregon coach Chip Kelly is reportedly nearing a deal that will make him head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to KGW TV in Portland.!/KGWSports/status/161250488220782593

Sources told the news station that Kelly would make the jump if both sides could agree on a contract.

Kelly has been at Oregon for three seasons, leading the Ducks to three consecutive BCS bowl appearances, including the BCS National Champiosnhip in 2011. Oregon beat Wisconsin 45-38 in the 2012 Rose Bowl, his only postseason win.

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