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ESPN hires Chip Kelly as studio football analyst

ESPN hires Chip Kelly as studio football analyst

Former college and NFL coach Chip Kelly has signed a multiyear deal with ESPN to talk about both as a studio analyst.

Kelly, most recently coach of the San Francisco 49ers, will predominantly work college football pregames, halftimes and studio wraps during fall Saturdays on ESPN2. He will also appear on SportsCenter on Fridays and Sundays, offering insights on college and NFL games.

“Chip is one of the most innovative football minds of our generation,” said Lee Fitting, ESPN senior coordinating producer. “As a coach, he saw the game from a unique perspective, never afraid to take an unconventional approach. We want him to bring that mentality to our college football...

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