Ducks Make Staffing Changes

Jan 4, 2016

Don Pellum served as defensive coordinator for the Ducks for 2 seasons. Head Coach Mark Helfrich has demoted Pellum back to linebackers coach.

Two days after the ducks lost the Alamo Bowl to TCU, Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich announced he’s moving his defensive coordinator Don Pellum to linebackers coach.

The current linebackers’ coach, Erik Chinander has left Oregon for a job at another institution. In a news release, the University of Oregon says it will begin a national search for a new defensive coordinator. Meanwhile, Ducks wide reciever Bralon Addison has declared for the NFL draft.