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Oregon hasn't fired a head coach since 1976. Here's why this might be the year

The internet has never truly covered a Ducks head coaching change, because the Ducks have hired from within since before the internet existed. Forty years ago, former Oregon athletic director John Caine fired head football coach Don Read with these words: “We want a different personality with a different background and a different approach,” Caine said. Caine said he made his decision to fire [Don Read] after listening “to the newspaper people, television commentators, alumni, campus people, custodians, the milk-man and my druggist.
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