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Earlier this year, Oregon requested a summary disposition in the case. The school presented a report to the infractions committee outlining violations the school believed occurred and appropriate sanctions. But that request was apparently turned down.

The NCAA does not comment on ongoing investigations.

“We’ve cooperated fully with them. If they want to talk to us again, we’ll continue to cooperate fully,” Kelly said following the Fiesta Bowl. “I feel confident in the situation.”

Kelly explained that he stayed at Oregon following the interest from Tampa Back because he had “unfinished business” with the Ducks. The team was ranked No. 1 and appeared headed for another shot at the national championship until a 17-14 loss to Stanford on Nov. 17.

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AP Sports Writers Tom Withers in Cleveland and Rob Maaddi in Philadelphia contributed to this report.