Oregon address departure of Chip Kelly

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EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks football program will have a new head coach in 2013. Chip Kelly has left the Ducks after four seasons and four straight BCS bowl appearances to become the coach of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.

Univ. of Oregon athletics director Rob Mullens

Oregon athletics director Rob Mullens addressed the media in Eugene Wednesday afternoon.

Mullens said the school will interview multiple candidates, including those interested internally – many of whom are on the road to finalize recruiting ahead of National Signing Day on Feb. 6

Former Southern Oregon quarterback and current Oregon offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich was going to be Kelly’s successor according to an earlier report by USA Today.

Link: Hear more from the Mullens press conference