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Mesquite High quarterback Ty Thompson (left) valued Oregon’s winning culture and wanted a...
Mesquite High quarterback Ty Thompson (left) valued Oregon’s winning culture and wanted a chance to compete for a Pac-12 championship with coach Mario Cristobal (right).(Ty Thompson via Cronkite News)
Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 5:21 PM EST
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Mario Cristobal is leaving Oregon and headed back to Miami. The moves comes on the same day that Manny Diaz was fired as the Hurricanes football coach. Diaz went 7-5 this season and 21-15 in three seasons. His job security had been in question for some time and speculation ramped up three weeks ago when the Hurricanes dismissed athletic director Blake James - one of the people who hired Diaz in 2018.

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