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Mario Cristobal Reportedly Will Be Named Oregon's Next Head Coach

Oregon players celebrate a Dwayne Stanford touchdown.

EUGENE, OR - SEPTEMBER 10: Dwayne Stanford #88 of the Oregon Ducks celebrates a touchdown against the Virginia Cavaliers at Autzen Stadium on September 10, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Oregon has reportedly found its next head coach.

The Oregon Ducks, who earlier in the week lost their head coach, Willie Taggart, to Florida State, have reportedly found his replacement. According to a report from NBC's Aaron Fentress, the Ducks will name assistant Mario Cristobal the next head coach.

Players on the team had been advocating for the program to give Cristobal the job this week. It looks like they've gotten their wish.

Cristobal has been an assistant at Miami, Rutgers, Alabama and Oregon. He was also the head coach of FIU from 2007-2012.

Cristobal will take over a Ducks team that finished with a 7-5 record this past season. Oregon will take on Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl next Saturday.