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A University Of Florida Plane Is Reportedly Heading To Bristol, And People Are Speculating It Is For Chip Kelly

A closeup of a Florida Gators football helmet.

GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 07: Florida Gators players celebrate after the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. By winning this game, the Gators clinch the SEC East and will head to the SEC Championship game in Atlanta for this first time since 2009. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

The rumors continue to swirl.

Plane watch season is back!

According to Flight Aware, a plane is set to fly from Gainesville this afternoon and land in Windsor Locks, Ct. The tail number of the plan matches that of a University of Florida aircraft, according to Saturday Down South.

Windsor Locks isn't far from Bristol, where ESPN is headquartered, making some think that the plane contains Florida personnel on their way to meet with ESPN's Chip Kelly about the program's vacant head coaching job.

This speculation is fun, but keep in mind that "Plane Watch" is often a futile and misleading exercise. In fact, another report that UF officials are heading to meet with Kelly appears to have been debunked by's Pat Dooley.

I guess we will just have to wait and see at this point, but it is doubtful that the Kelly-to-UF rumors can reach more of a fever pitch.