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There aren't really any open college jobs for Chip Kelly, which might not matter

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Chip Kelly's made it clear before he didn't exactly adore everything about being a college coach. So, even though we had fun imagining him as the solution to various open jobs this carousel, his official exit from the Eagles probably doesn't signal a return, if he can help it.

Besides, the only remaining open gigs are Ball State and Texas State, two mid-majors a bit beneath Chip's level. Though he did joke about hearing from North Texas State.

Bleeding Green Nation has the two simple reasons Kelly's looking for a new job, and the two most-speculated potential destinations are both fun for college fans. A reunion with Marcus Mariota in TennesseeA reunion with one-time Oregon commit Johnny Manziel in Cleveland?

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Clemson's suddenly without its most dangerous wide receiver, plus two others. That news broke within 48 hours of the Playoff.

Oklahoma's Joe Mixon hasn't spoken to media since being reinstated a year after punching a woman. He appeared at Orange Bowl media day, and he ... uh, still hasn't really spoken to media? It was a bad mess.

Just when you worried Oregon might be normal, the Ducks and bowl opponent TCU unveiled some super fire end zone designs for the Alamo Bowl.

Houston head coach Tom Herman got his grill. It's in his mouth. His Grill Committee of players looks happy about it. That's what it do, baby.

Why FSU being without sometimes-starting QB Everett Golson for the Peach Bowl probably isn't a big deal.

One Foot Down tries to explain what new Fiesta Bowl sponsor "BattleFrog" is.

"ESPN samples Michigan's new virtual reality recruiting tool." Sure, I'll watch that.

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Podcast Ain't Played Nobody is here to talk about the Big 12 doing the overreaction-y expansion thing again.