Mark Helfrich named new Oregon football head coach

Offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich is interviewed post-game in the Oregon locker room. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich is interviewed post-game in the Oregon locker room. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Posted by Isaac Rosenthal on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 1:13 pm.

Athletic director Rob Mullens has tapped Mark Helfrich as the 32nd head coach of the Oregon Ducks.

Helfrich, who was offensive coordinator under Chip Kelly, becomes the first Oregon native to lead the Ducks since 1942, and is the third straight offensive coordinator to be named head coach.

 

 

 

 

 

More to come.