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Report: Oregon RB Coach Jim Mastro A Candidate for Cal Poly

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A Ducks assistant is candidate for a head coaching vacancy

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FootballScoop is reporting that Oregon Ducks running backs coach Jim Mastro is a candidate for the vacant Cal Poly head coaching job

Mastro is an alumnus of FCS Cal Poly where he went into coaching after graduating from the school in 1989, according to Mastro’s bio. He is a 54 year old native of Milpitas, California.

Coach Mastro joined Coach Cristobal’s initial Oregon staff in January 2018 from Washington State where he was the running backs coach there.

His Ducks running backs have rushed for a collective 2,441 yards and 20 touchdowns this season while averaging 6.82 yards per attempt and 223.68 yards per game collectively.

C.J. Verdell has topped the 1000 yard mark in back to back seasons under the tutelage of Mastro.

According to 247 Sports, Mastro is responsible for 2 2020 commitments and was given a rating of 87.92, which is good for as the 45th ranked assistant coach in the Pac-12 He was also part of the recruitment of Sean Dollars in the 2019 class.

Cal Poly had a 3-8 overall record and a 2-6 conference record for the 2019 season in the Big Sky. Former coach Tim Walsh announced his retirement last month after 11 years at the program.

More on the story to come!