Chip Kelly is very familiar with what Terrelle Pryor can do as a quarterback. Kelly tried to recruit Pryor to Oregon when he coached there, lost to him in the Rose Bowl, and now gets the chance to face him in the NFL when Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles visit the Oakland Raiders. "Terrelle was always driven to be a quarterback, which is an awesome thing," Kelly said. "I've seen him play quarterback for a while; I lost to him in the Rose Bowl when he played quarterback at Ohio State. He threw the ball on us then. I think he's starting to develop." Pryor and Kelly have both had up-and-down seasons in their first years in their new roles. Pryor has provided a spark to the Raiders' offense with his game-breaking speed as a runner and improved passing. Kelly has brought his up-tempo offense to the Eagles (3-5), who have put up a lot of yards but not enough wins to please Philadelphia fans. Kelly has a fan in Pryor, who ultimately chose Ohio State over Oregon because of its proximity to his mother in Pennsylvania, and because he felt a pro-style offense would better prepare him for the NFL.
Eagles Kelly faces QB he once tried to recruit
Sacramento Bee | Nov 2