Report: Oregon to name Willie Taggart head coach

The Oregon Ducks have found their new head coach.

Early Wednesday morning, Brett McMurphy of ESPN reported the Ducks are set to hire USF’s Willie Taggart.

USF’s Willie Taggart will be named Oregon’s coach, a source told @ESPN

— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) December 7, 2016

Taggart, who replaces Mark Helfrich, finished this season with a 10-2 record, the most wins in school history.

Oregon was reportedly also considering Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen for the job before settling on Taggart.

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