UCLA links: Possible bowl destinations, Chip Kelly’s influence at UCLA

Chip Kelly was hired as UCLA’s head football coach on Saturday. (Matt Rourke/AP)

UCLA dominated the college football conversation on Saturday without playing a game. Inking Chip Kelly to a five-year, $23.3 million deal to be the program’s next head coach can have that type of effect.

Kelly will meet the media for the first time as UCLA’s head coach Monday.

Here’s a look at how the new coach might affect different aspects of the program, from UCLA’s recruiting footprint, to the team’s current players and its current coaching staff.

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