Ok, so this article isn't completely serious.
Or is it?
I am a huge Eagles fan and what I saw yesterday was simply pathetic. If they can't clean it up, Chip Kelly is as good as gone. In addition, it is very likely that Kyle Flood will not be coaching Rutgers in 2016. That leaves an empty coaching position and a big name that Rutgers craves just waiting to get hired.
During the abomination that was the Eagles/Cowboys game, rumors of Chip Kelly coming to The Banks were in full swing.
I don't mean to toot my own horn, but I was the first fan to tweet that rumor during Sunday's game.
Maybe Rutgers can hire Chip Kelly next year?— Griffin Whitmer (@griffinwhitmer) September 20, 2015
Soon after, the Twitterverse followed:
Chip Kelly to Rutgers? Let's make this happen Eagles!— Forma (@JForma) September 20, 2015
It's fun to imagine Chip Kelly back in college at somewhere awful. Like Rutgers. Or Purdue.— Mark Ennis (@MarkEnnis) September 20, 2015
The pipe dream of Chip Kelly getting fired and coaching Rutgers is very much alive, you guys.— Chris (@cwalter76) September 20, 2015
And the new head coach of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights....Chip Kelly! #dalvsphi— Ed Headlam (@ThatsHeadlam) September 20, 2015
Kickstarter for $25 million to bring Chip Kelly to Rutgers.— Chris (@cwalter76) September 20, 2015
wait til Chip Kelly bounces and comes to coach Rutgers in the offseason. Heard it here first— A$AP Cheestros (@ChrEEstosK) September 20, 2015
Chip Kelly's spring top 5 watch list: South Carolina, Wazzu, Rutgers, UNC, Washington— Jay (@Prep_Jay) September 20, 2015
If I'm Rutgers, I'm giving Chip Kelly a call tonight.— DESPO (@TheDespo) September 20, 2015
Now, these are all obviously rumors and possibly just knee-jerk reaction to the Eagles' awful game. Keep in mind that Kelly is most likely too expensive for Rutgers to even think about. But then again, what if Jeff Towers really loves Chip Kelly?
You never know, and that is the glory of sports. We're all sports fans so let's speculate and have fun while we can!