Kelly did not owe the University of Oregon or their fans anything. Kelly came into Eugene as a relative nobody and led this program to greatness.
In his four seasons at the helm of the green and yellow, Kelly led the team to three Pac-12 championships and four BCS bowls, one of those being the school’s first BCS championship game. He instilled a culture of pure focus and an attitude of expecting to win. The dizzying speed of his offense turned the heads of every football fan, coach and commentator in the country.
In my mind it was inevitable that Kelly would make the jump the NFL sooner or later and his stock was never going to be higher than it was this year. Click here to read the entire article