PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Twitter, another “Chip Kelly” is bearing the brunt of the fury against the former Eagles coach, by the same name.
41-year-old Chip Kelly from California has used the Twitter handle @ChipKelly for about 8 years.READ MORE: Teen Victim Speaks Out For First Time Following Racially Motivated Attack Aboard SEPTA Train
He’s been mistaken as the former Eagles head coach before, but nothing could have prepared him for Tuesday’s firestorm on his Twitter account.READ MORE: 'Georgia's Defense Is Just So Good': CBS Sports’ Houston Nutt Previews SEC And Conference USA Championships
“I was cooking dinner and my phone was in my pocket and my father-in-law came out and said Chip Kelly just got fired by the Eagles, and I could feel my phone vibrating and I thought, ‘oh here it comes,'” Kelly explained.
But this Chip Kelly is being a good sport about the whole thing and is okay being the sounding board for frustrated fans.MORE NEWS: Open For Business: The Merrygold Shop's Carefully Curated Items Bring Especially Merry Feel To Holidays
“Somebody wrote one that was pretty funny. It said, ‘the real winner tonight was the guy who owns @chipkelly because maybe the Eagles fans will start leaving him alone.'”