Chip Kelly pegs Marcus Mariota as new starting QB at Oregon

Marcus Mariota beat out Bryan Bennett for the starting QB job at Oregon. Photo: Oregonlive.com

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson brings you the news of Marcus Mariota being named the starting quarterback at the University of Oregon. After the surprise departure of Darron Thomas to the NFL draft, Bryan Bennett and Marcus Mariota were left to compete for one of the top jobs in college football. The two competed through spring, summer, and fall camps and made the decision a tough one for Head Coach Chip Kelly.

Northwest Coach Profiles: Mike Bellotti

Mike Bellotti Oregon Ducks Football Former Coach

Another North West Coach in the spotlight today as Matt Martz profiles Former Oregon Ducks Football Coach turned ESPN Analyst Mike Bellotti. Bellotti had a very respectable record while with the Ducks and left the door open for Chip Kelly to come in to a winning team.

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