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    San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly answers questions from reporters about the University of Oregon's head coaching vacancy on Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Kelly said he talked with Mark Helfrich, who was fired as Oregon coach Tuesday night, earlier in the day but has not talked with any officials from Oregon. Kelly coached the Ducks to four consecutive bowl games and compiled a 46-7 record before leaving for the NFL in 2013.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly answers questions from reporters about the University of Oregon's head coaching vacancy on Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Kelly said he talked with Mark Helfrich, who was fired as Oregon coach Tuesday night, earlier in the day but has not talked with any officials from Oregon. Kelly coached the Ducks to four consecutive bowl games and compiled a 46-7 record before leaving for the NFL in 2013. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly answers questions from reporters about the University of Oregon's head coaching vacancy on Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Kelly said he talked with Mark Helfrich, who was fired as Oregon coach Tuesday night, earlier in the day but has not talked with any officials from Oregon. Kelly coached the Ducks to four consecutive bowl games and compiled a 46-7 record before leaving for the NFL in 2013. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
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UPDATED November 30, 2016 05:11 PM

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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