The only explanation I can come up with is,
by LocalSubAlum (2014-12-20 19:02:34)

In reply to: Why are so many suggesting to give him 2015?  posted by Wolfetone

"the roster is going to be loaded next year" and "the schedule works in our favor". Apparently, some people here are convinced that Kelly is going to make another run at the national championship next year, so now is not the right time to fire him. But, if he loses 4 or 5 games next year, then we will know all we need to know.