Who might replace Mark Helfrich at Oregon?
Mark Helfrich has yet to be fired as the Ducks' head coach, but the 43-year-old coach's time in Eugene, Ore. appears to be expiring. Oregon lost again on Saturday, bringing their record this season to 3-7.
ESPN's Darren Rovell reported in October that Oregon alum Phil Knight is willing to throw $10 million/year at a head coach. He's reportedly restless for a national championship.
Of course, no one at Oregon has publicly commented on making any kind of change, and no real reports have surfaced about potential candidates for the Ducks.
Ralph D. Russo, the national college football writer for the Associated Press, tweeted out an interesting name on Saturday night, though: Dana Holgorsen.
Holgorsen, 45, has been West Virginia's head coach since 2011. The Mountaineers are in the College Football Playoff picture at 8-1. Holgorsen has won eight-plus games three out of his six seasons leading WVU.
While he wouldn't require anything close to $10 million, he's a potentially nice hire.
Who do you want, Oregon fans?