EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -Mike Bellotti is stepping down as Oregon's football coach to become the school's athletic director, and offensive coordinator Chip Kelly will be promoted to head coach.
Bellotti takes over his new position on July 1, replacing athletic director Pat Kilkenny. Kelly becomes head coach on March 30, the opening day of spring practice.
The moves first were announced in December, but no timetable was set for the transition.
Bellotti will serve in the interim as senior counselor to Kilkenny, who will step down June 30.

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