Mike Bellotti leaves Oregon to take job with ESPN

The former Oregon coach and current athletic director’s first game at ESPN will be the Auburn A-Day game on ESPNU. According to the AP, “Timing in life is everything. This is not the most appropriate timing, in my perception, just because of the situations that have occurred,” Bellotti said. “I want everyone understand that I’m not running from anything at all. I’ve faced much more difficult situations as a football coach and weathered those. And I was planning on weathering these storms also as we move forward.” Read more about it below: