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Search Begins For Next Leader Of Oregon Football

Dec 6, 2021

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens announced that head football coach Mario Cristobal informed the university this morning that he has accepted the head football coach position at another university. A nationwide search for the next leader of the Oregon football program is underway.
"We appreciate all of Mario's accomplishments and hard work here at Oregon, and we wish him and his family all the best in their next chapter," said Mullens. "The University of Oregon is a prestigious academic institution with a football program that is well-positioned for continued success in the future, and the search is underway to find another excellent football coach to lead and support our student-athletes moving forward."
An interim head coach for the Oregon football program will be determined as soon as possible.