Earlier this month, Oregon head coach Willie Taggart sent shockwaves through the program when he dismissed Darren Carrington, Oregon’s leading wide receiver, after he was arrested for a DUII back on July 1. Carrington then transferred within the conference to Utah, where he’ll suit up against the Ducks this fall in Eugene.
During Pac-12 Media Days, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert and linebacker Troy Dye were asked for their opinions of Taggart’s decision.
Willie Taggart hasn't coached an official game for the Ducks yet, but there already seems to be an excellent level of respect for him within the locker room from the players.
And as far as facing their former teammate? Troy Dye is very much looking forward to Oregon’s game against the Utes this year at Autzen Stadium.