FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2011 file photo, Oregon's head coach Chip Kelly smiles before the Pac 12 championship football game against UCLA in Eugene, Ore. The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon. Kelly becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31 after a 4-12 season. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens, File)
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Oregon faces a future without Chip Kelly after all. The team's enigmatic coach of four years surprised the Ducks with an early morning phone call Wednesday to say he was leaving to become head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, just a little more than a week after he told Oregon he was staying.