University of Oregon Hires Willie Taggart as New Football Head Coach
Exterior of Autzen Stadium, home of the University of Oregon Ducks football. The stadium is located directly across the Willamette River from the main campus, and many students and fans walk across a footbridge and through a large park to reach the stadium from its southern end. Photo credit to Bobak Ha’Eri.
The University of Oregon has hired Willie Taggart for the head coaching position for their football team after leading his former team, The University of South Florida, to a 10-2 record this season. This was the best record in school history. The University of South Florida will play in the Birmingham Bowl.
Oregon finished this season with a record of 4-8 under coach Mark Helfrich, he was shortly fired from the position.The school announced the head coaching job was filled early Wednesday morning and will have a press conference on Thursday welcoming the new coach.