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UCLA Is Reportedly "Finalizing" A Deal To Make Chip Kelly Next Head Coach

Chip Kelly speaking as the head coach of the 49ers.

According to a report, Chip Kelly could be headed back to the Pac-12.

According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, UCLA is finalizing a deal to make Chip Kelly its next head coach. The news comes one day after Florida reportedly "moved on" from the former Oregon coach.

Should Kelly take the job, he'll be back in the Pac-12, a conference he knows well. Kelly was Oregon's head coach from 2009-2012 - taking the Ducks to a national title game in the process.

Kelly, after the 2012 season, moved on to the NFL, where he coached the Philadelphia Eagles for three years and the San Francisco 49ers for one year. He posted a 28-35 record as a coach in the pros.

Kelly, at Oregon, had a 46-7 record with a 33-3 mark in the Pac-12. His teams finished ranked in the top five in three of his four seasons. He'll take over a UCLA program, that, led by Jim Mora, won 46 games over the past six seasons.