The San Francisco 49ers announced Chip Kelly as their new head coach mid-day on Thursday, and we are starting to get some potential names for the coaching staff. ESPN's Adam Caplan suggested Ryan Day as a potential candidate for the offensive coordinator role.
Day is currently the Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach. The team just hired Doug Pederson to be their new head coach, so he will certainly be looking to overhaul the current staff. Day likely will be free to depart soon, and Chip obviously liked him. Well, he liked him last year at least. The Eagles job was his first in the NFL. Prior to that, he spent 13 years in college.
2013-2014 Boston College (Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)
2012 Temple (Offensive coordinator/wide receivers)
2007-2011 Boston College (Wide receivers)
2006 Temple (Wide receivers)
2005 Florida (Graduate assistant)
2003-2004 Boston College (Graduate assistant)
2002 New Hampshire (Tight ends)
If you're wondering how he connected with Kelly, he played college football at New Hampshire, and then coached there for a year when Kelly was the offensive coordinator. His lack of OC experience would normally be a bigger deal, but this will be Chip Kelly's offense for better or worse. If Day ends up getting the job, I am not entirely sure what his role will be, but it will be something to track.