Report: Oregon Pulled 10-Year, $85M Contract Offer to Mario Cristobal Amid Miami Buzz

Tyler Conway@@jtylerconwayFeatured Columnist IVDecember 6, 2021

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - DECEMBER 03: Head coach Mario Cristobal of the Oregon Ducks looks on during the second quarter of the PAC-12 Football Championship football game against the Utah Utes at Allegiant Stadium on December 03, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
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If Mario Cristobal decides to spurn the University of Miami and return to Oregon, he may have cost himself tens of millions of dollars with his flirtation.

John Canzano of The Oregonianˆˆ reported Oregon pulled a 10-year, $85 million contract extension offer as Cristobal considers bolting Eugene to return home to Miami. The report says Cristobal "may have alienated" Nike co-founder Phil Knight, whose support as a booster has played a role in the Ducks' rise to national prominence. 

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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