Oregon Rumors & News

  • Oregon lands 4-star WR Jalen Hall

    247 Sports "Oregon has landed a commitment from Long Beach (Calif.) Polytechnic wide receiver Jalen Hall. The four-star receiver officially visited Oregon back in November and the Ducks have been considered the favorite since his visit. Hall officially visited Florida State last weekend but has decided..." January 26

  • NCAA alleges Oregon infractions in 4 programs

    Oregonian "The NCAA has alleged that Oregon's track and field, football and women's and men's basketball programs have committed significant breaches of conduct. The NCAA on Monday delivered a notice of allegations to UO outlining the infractions, some of which date to 2013 while others occurred as..." December 22

  • Lucrative new contract keeps Jim Leavitt, Ducks defensive coordinator, at Oregon

    Oregonian "Some of the best defense of Oregon's 2017 season was played this weekend by UO administrators, who have helped retain prized defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt. Rather than follow former UO coach Willie Taggart to Florida State or go elsewhere, Leavitt will remain on staff under new head coach..." December 18

  • Oregon removes interim tag, names Mario Cristobal its new coach

    CBS Sports "Oregon has found its replacement for Willie Taggart, and it didn't have to look far. The school announced Friday that Mario Cristobal has been hired to take over the program from Taggart. Aaron Fentress of NBC Sports first reported the news. "I'm excited and honored to be the head football..." December 08

  • Report: Willie Taggart to be Next Florida State Coach

    Scout "After a reported meeting in Arizona on Monday, Bruce Feldman is reporting that Willie Taggart has accepted a deal to become Florida State's new head coach. This comes after a weekend of speculation after Jimbo Fisher left Florida State on Friday. Oregon extended a contract increase to Willie..." December 05

  • Willie Taggart has been ‘open and honest’ with Oregon about Florida State

    Larry Brown Sports "Oregon coach Willie Taggart is definitely considering the Florida State job, but a report indicates he has kept the Ducks in the loop. According to John Canzano of the Oregonian, Taggart has been “open and honest” with Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens about his interest in the job, with..." December 03

  • FSU expected to offer HC job to Oregon’s Willie Taggart

    Oregonian "Florida State is expected to offer Oregon coach Willie Taggart its vacant head coaching position, according to a Friday report by FootballScoop. The reported offer comes after Jimbo Fisher made a long-rumored move Friday and resigned from FSU to leave for Texas A&M, where he will reportedly..." December 01

  • Oregon making big offer to try to keep Willie Taggart away from FSU

    CBS Sports "Willie Taggart, currently Oregon's coach, has reportedly been offered a new contract in the event he feels compelled to jump to Florida State -- a job currently occupied by Jimbo Fisher, in case Fisher feels compelled to jump to Texas A&M, which he hasn't yet. That's where we are in the..." November 29

  • Report: Florida State looking at Willie Taggart if Jimbo Fisher leaves

    Larry Brown Sports "Willie Taggart is in only his first season as the head coach at Oregon, but that hasn’t stopped reports about him potentially leaving the Ducks from piling up. With it looking like a legitimate possibility that Jimbo Fisher could leave Florida State to take the head coaching job at Texas A&M,..." November 29

  • Willie Taggart addresses rumors of unhappiness at Oregon

    Yardbarker "If Willie Taggart wants out of Oregon, he isn’t saying it publicly. After an ESPN report intimated that Taggart was looking for an exit from the school after just a year in charge, the coach himself shot those reports down following a 48-28 win over the Arizona Wildcats. Taggart has been..." November 19

  • Oregon Ducks linebacker AJ Hotchkins leaves program to play final season elsewhere

    Oregonian "Senior linebacker AJ Hotchkins is leaving Oregon's football program with plans to play elsewhere as a graduate transfer. Hotchkins announced his decision Monday, saying on Twitter that he wished UO best while apologizing to teammates for a September leg injury that ended his season. He plans to..." November 08

  • Ducks lineman Brenner out for season following surgery

    Oregonian "Veteran offensive lineman Doug Brenner underwent hip surgery last week and will miss the rest of the season, Oregon coach Willie Taggart said Monday. Brenner is a fifth-year senior from Portland who has earned Pac-12 all-academic honors each of the past three years while playing a reserve role..." November 03

  • Willie Taggart Says He's 'Committed' to Oregon Amid Florida Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Willie Taggart is on the minds of University of Florida representatives, but the Oregon football coach doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Florida is reportedly moving quickly to replace Jim McElwain, who is out as the head football coach after he and the school mutually parted ways Sunday...." October 31

  • Oregon QB Justin Herbert reportedly breaks collarbone

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oregon defeated Cal 45-24, but the Ducks lost one of their most important assets in the victory. Quarterback Justin Herbert left the game in the first quarter after he dove into the endone. He reportedly broke his collarbone, according to the Oregonian. Head coach Willie Taggart refused to..." October 01

  • Oregon Ducks move football practice to coast amid 'hazardous' air quality in Eugene

    Oregonian "Oregon's preparations for Saturday's home game against Nebraska have been altered by air quality so "hazardous" that local agencies have issued an alert for residents. The Ducks will travel an hour to the coast Tuesday morning and practice at Siuslaw Middle School in Florence. The workout is..." September 06