The famously private man who is UCLA’s new football coach revealed something about himself at his introductory news conference Monday.
Chip Kelly isn’t Richard Pryor funny or even LaVar Ball funny, but he has enough of a sense of humor to crack up a welcoming 300-person room.
“Not a lot going on in L.A. today, as I can see from this crowd,” Kelly joked.
OK, so this was an easy audience, made up primarily of UCLA season-ticket holders, donors and staffers, whom Kelly had in the palm of his hand once he paid homage to the likes of John Wooden and Red Sanders. Nonetheless, the 54-year-old coach had enough one-liners to dispel the notion that he was...