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Report: Oregon Set to Hire Marcel Yates

February 18, 2021

Mario Cristobal has found his man. After a long and thorough search, Oregon will reportedly hire Cal defensive back coach Marcel Yates. The move was first reported by

Yates also worked with new Oregon defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter while at Cal.

Rod Chance remains at Oregon coaching the cornerback group. Yates will have the chance to come in and hold down the safety room. He might also add a co-DC/pass game coordinator title.

Yates has extensive knowledge of the Pac-12. He’s been at Arizona and now at Cal. He also has defensive coordinator experience under his belt. 

With this move, Oregon has now rounded out its coaching staff as we enter the 2021 season. We’ll have more on this hiring as its made official. - Oregon set to hire Yates

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