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UCLA meets with Chip Kelly as potential replacement for Jim Mora

UCLA meets with Chip Kelly as potential replacement for Jim Mora

A contingent of UCLA athletics officials met with Chip Kelly on Tuesday as part of the search to replace football coach Jim Mora, a person with knowledge of the situation said on condition of anonymity because the discussions were private.

Kelly would represent the kind of big-name hire the Bruins have not historically made. He guided Oregon to three Pac-12 Conference titles and an appearance in the national championship game in 2011 while compiling a 46-7 record in four seasons.

Kelly, 53, reportedly met with Florida officials on Sunday about their coaching vacancy and could be pursued by other schools. Texas A&M is on the verge of firing coach Kevin Sumlin after the...

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