Police arrested an Oregon assistant coach for allegedly driving under the influence.
Just five days after Oregon officially announced the hiring of David Reaves, the assistant coach was arrested on charges of driving under the influence. Oregon's athletic director, Rob Mullens, released a statement about the arrest, saying the process to terminate him as begun.
According to Oregon Live, Eugene police stopped Reaves at 2:12 a.m. Sunday with an adult passenger in downtown Eugene. The police arrested Reaves, who left after posting bail at 9:52 a.m. this morning.
Reaves coached with Oregon head coach Willie Taggart while the pair was at South Florida. The 38-year-old assistant coach is the co-offensive coordinator - for now.
Five days after his hiring, Oregon placed Reaves on administrative leave. This adds to the controversy surrounding the hospitalization of three Oregon football players after workouts.
Not a great start for Willie Taggart at the Oregon program. A rough 2016 season for the Ducks has spread into 2017. Can they turn the program around in time for the 2017 campaign?