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Reaction to UCLA hiring Chip Kelly as its football coach on his 54th birthday

By in Press Enterprise on November 25, 2017

By James H. Williams

The UCLA athletics department confirmed on Twitter that former San Francisco 49ers and Oregon Duck head coach Chip Kelly will be the next head football coach of the UCLA football team.

Chip Kelly hired to coach UCLA football

— Inside SoCal Sports (@InsideSoCalSpts) November 25, 2017

The team hired Kelly on his 54th birthday one week after firing Jim Mora on his 56th birthday.

Welcome to Westwood, Chip Kelly! #GoBruins

— UCLA Athletics (@UCLAAthletics) November 25, 2017

Officially official.

— Thuc Nhi Nguyen (@thucnhi21) November 25, 2017

Chip Kelly won’t be appearing on ESPN/ESPN2 today.

— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) November 25, 2017

Alumni reaction:

A great day for UCLA!

— Troy Aikman (@TroyAikman) November 25, 2017

Awwwwww ish it’s over now. All the alumni is over excited to welcome Chip Kelly home. Very excited about this hire @espn @UCLAFootball @UCLAAthletics

— Datone Jones (@IAM_Dat_One) November 25, 2017

Looking at ucla like🐻☝🏽 #ucla #excited

— EV4™ (@Vanderdoes94) November 25, 2017

Media reaction:

Really looking forward to Chip Kelly vs. Clay Helton, who are about as different as two coaches can possibly be.

— Ryan Kartje (@Ryan_Kartje) November 25, 2017

Incredible hire by @UCLAFootball – Chip Kelly develops HS players as well as anyone in last decade of CFB. LA college football going to be 🔥🔥🏈🌹 @Pac12Network

— Yogi Roth (@YogiRoth) November 25, 2017


— Daniel Algattas (@danielalgattas) November 25, 2017


— UCLA Nation (@UCLA_Nation) November 25, 2017

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