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Florida Gators coaching search: Chip Kelly will be contacted

For some reason this just won't go away.

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Another rumor has emerged that connects Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to the Florida Gators head coaching job. According to CBS Philly's Marc Farzetta, Florida plans to contact Kelly this week regarding the team's vacancy.

According to a source with direct knowledge of the situation, University of Florida Athletic Director Jeremy Foley will contact Eagles head coach Chip Kelly as early as Tuesday of this week to "kick the tires" on Kelly’s interest in returning to the college scene.

The source went on to say, "Foley does not plan to officially interview Kelly yet, but will simply gauge Kelly’s interest and make his first pitch."

Kelly’s name has been brought up before with other college coaching vacancies, but this source actually had the AD ready for action with a timeline.

I don't doubt that Florida has interest. They absolutely should. But as we've explained at least twice before, Kelly isn't going anywhere.

It's really that simple.

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