Here’s how much the Bruins are paying Chip Kelly.
Chip Kelly to UCLA is official.
The Bruins have officially announced the hiring of the former Oregon and NFL head coach, who also had serious interest from Florida.
UCLA announced the hiring on Twitter.
— UCLA Athletics (@UCLAAthletics) November 25, 2017
The details of Kelly’s contract at UCLA are out, too, thanks to insider Bruce Feldman.
Kelly will reportedly be making a little more than $4 million a season with the Bruins.
Chip Kelly agreed to a five-year contract worth $23.3M with a $9M reciprocal buyout. #UCLA
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) November 25, 2017
That’s obviously a lot of money, but it’s a little low compared to some of the numbers that were being thrown around during the coaching search. Some reports said Florida had made him an offer in the range of $6 million/season.
Did Kelly leave money on the table to go to UCLA?