Catching up on a few things on a busy day in college football news. …
— There are no shortage of updates out there on Chip Kelly’s departure. Here’s the latest story from The Oregonian and the Eugene Register-Guard. ESPN.com’s Ted Miller looks at what Oregon does now. As Miller notes, offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich is considered the odds-on favorite. But Oregon state law also requires at least one minority get an interview.
— Miller also has this looking at Kelly’s Oregon legacy.
— SI.com’s Stewart Mandel says Oregon will have a tough time replacing Kelly.
— SaturdayBlitz also examines the potential ramifications of Kelly’s departure.
— Athlon’s says Kelly’s departure significantly impacts the Pac-12 race in 2013.
— Here’s a story on the offense Kelly inherits with the Eagles, which includes a mention of Chris Polk, the one Husky on the Philly roster.
— SportsOmaha.com “clears the air” on Elijah Qualls’ decision to cancel his Nebraska visit and remain 100 percent committed to UW.
— Reuben Foster talked about his recruitment today but didn’t offer any specifics and said a decision is still a few weeks away.
— Eddie Vanderdoes will visit Alabama this week.
— I’m sure you’ve probably all seen this Deadspin piece on Manti Te’o that is pretty much the talk of the sports world right now. One of the subjects involved is a distant relation to Marques Tuiasosopo, who is named in the story. But it’s noting again that’s all it is.