Oregon basketball Coach Ernie Kent fired

EUGENE, Ore., March 16 (UPI) -- Oregon head basketball Coach Ernie Kent has been fired, school officials said Tuesday.

Punch puts Oregon player in hot water

BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- An Oregon running back may face disciplinary action for punching a Boise State player in the jaw after the Ducks lost to the Broncos, an official says.

Oregon football coach resigns

EUGENE, Ore., March 13 (UPI) -- Oregon football Coach Mike Bellotti resigned Friday and will be the Pac-10 school's next athletic director, the (Eugene, Ore.) Register Guard reported.

Kelly to succeed Bellotti as Oregon coach

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Oregon offensive coordinator Chip Kelly will become head football coach whenever Mike Bellotti moves to athletics director, the school said Tuesday.

Knee injury ends Dixon's college career

EUGENE, Ore., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A left-knee injury Thursday night against Arizona has ended the college career of University of Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon.

COL FB: Oregon 52, Fresno State 21

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Jonathan Stewart ran for 165 yards and two touchdowns Saturday night, as 21st-ranked Oregon routed Fresno State, 52-21.

Bellotti gets new deal from Oregon

EUGENE, Ore., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The University of Oregon has extended the contract of football coach Mike Bellotti through June 2012.

Oregon uniforms have 384 possibilities

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The University of Oregon has announced its Ducks football team uniform for the season includes 384 possible combinations.

Oregon hires former Brigham Young coach

EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Oregon Coach Mike Bellotti said Tuesday the Ducks have named former Brigham Young Coach Gary Crowton as their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Richt will not coach at Hula Bowl

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Georgia football coach Mark Richt will not coach the South squad at the upcoming Hula Bowl All-Star game.

Oregon dumps feisty lineman

EUGENE, Ore., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The University of Oregon has dumped an offensive lineman from Nebraska with a history of fighting, the Eugene Register-Guard reported Tuesday.

Report: Carey admits to using marijuana

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Former University of Oregon running back Jordan Carey admits to having a substance abuse problem.

Defensive back Carey dismissed by Oregon

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Oregon defensive back Jordan Carey has been dismissed from the school's football team for repeated violations of team rules, it was reported Wednesday.

Oregon football put on probation

EUGENE, Ore., June 24 (UPI) -- The University of Oregon football program is on probation for two years for recruiting violations by an assistant coach, the NCAA reported.

Olshansky to be available for NFL draft

EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Junior Igor Olshansky of Oregon has joined the increasing number of underclassmen to announce his intentions to skip his senior year to enter the NFL draft.
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Robert Michael "Mike" Bellotti (born December 21, 1950) is a college football analyst for ESPN. A native of California, he was hired as football offensive coordinator by the University of Oregon in 1989. From 1995 to 2009, he was the head coach of the Oregon Ducks football team. In July 2009, after 13 years as head coach during which time he became the Ducks' winningest head coach, he resigned to become the school's athletic director; he resigned that post to become an ESPN analyst in March 2010.

Bellotti attended Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, California, where he played football, basketball and baseball and graduated in 1969. After high school he went to the University of California, Davis and played football at the positions of tight end and wide receiver. He started at tight end as a sophomore and junior, then earned second-team all-Far Western Conference honors at wide receiver as senior. Bellotti graduated from UC Davis with a B.A. in Physical Education in 1973. He completed the teaching credential program at UC Davis in 1974. In 1982, Bellotti earned his Master of Science degree in Physical Education at Cal State-Hayward.

In 1973, he started his career in football coaching at his alma mater as an assistant coach under College Football Hall of Fame coach Jim Sochor. The next season he worked as the JV teams offensive coordinator, and during the 1975 and 1976 seasons he was the JV teams head coach. Also at that time he served as the receivers coach for the varsity team and as a coach for UC Davis' JV baseball team.

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