1/22/2012: I didn’t check, but I assume that’s some sort of a football team, not a rum drink with an umbrella. Story here. More here. Under the NCAA college football is so corrupt it soils everyone who touches it, even an apparently good guy like Kelly. Presumably he’ll leave UO holding the bag for any NCAA penalties regarding Willie Lyles. According to Kelly’s contract Rob Mullens could fine him to recover UO’s costs, but I don’t think Mullens has got the stones – and anyway, it’s just the academic side’s money. His UO contract is here.
Even ignoring the possible infractions, Kelly will have to pay UO some serious money to break his contract – $3,750,000 by my count. What do you bet the athletic side tries to keep it all?