The University of Florida is looking into Chip Kelly as an option to become their potential next head coach but has not contacted him as of yet.
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[The issues at Oregon do not appear to be significant and will not lower his potential chance of being hired at Florida, but if there was a history of misbehavior, it would be a much greater issue.]
Florida-based lawyer Darren Heitner said he spoke to a source close to Florida who said there's “some sort of verbal commitment” that there will be no issue for the University of Florida in trying to hire Chip Kelly.
Base off information gathered from the NCAA, Chip Kelly was never directly involved with those "issues" at Oregon.
SEC Rules are that a school’s (president or chancellor) has to speak directly with SEC conference commissioner Greg Sankey before even considering hiring a coach who has had any major NCAA infractions in past history.
Florida has received verbal commitment that they will have no trouble hiring Chip Kelly.
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