Pep Hamilton Interviewed By Ducks

Pep Hamilton Interviewed By Ducks
January 18, 2013, 12:45 pm
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Stanford offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton interviewed today for Oregon's head coaching position, serving as the minority candidate in the Ducks search for its next head coach.

Athletic director Rob Mullens was in the Bay Area to conduct an interview this morning, according to reports.

Hamilton, who is African-American, started his coaching career at Howard University, where he served as the team's quarterbacks coach before serving as the team's offensive coordinator. He quarterbacked there for 3 seasons, as well.

Hamilton coached in the NFL for the New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers before taking a position as quarterbacks coach for the Chicago Bears on March 5, 2007.

In 2010, Hamilton was hired by the University of New Mexico Lobos left for the Kentucky Wildcats and was named co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach.

Hamilton left New Mexico and before the start of the season to be the wide receivers coach at Stanford. In 2011, he was promoted to offensive coordinator under new head coach David Shaw.

The Ducks had already met the state requirement of interviewing a minority candidate, though. Conflicting reports indicate that ASU's Paul Randolph was interviewed.

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