Oregon hires Alex Mirabal to coach guards, centers

Oregon will hire Marshall University’s offensive line coach Alex Mirabal to work with the Ducks’ guards and centers, first reported by Grant Taylor of the Herald-Dispatch last week, and announced by Oregon on Wednesday.

“I’m excited to welcome Alex and his family to the Oregon family,” head coach Mario Cristobal said. “I’ve known Alex for a long time, and I can’t wait for our student-athletes to start working with him. His attention to detail and leadership ability are part of what makes him a great teacher. Our big guys up front will love his passion for the game.”

Feldman also reported that graduate assistant Cody Woodiel will coach offensive tackles while head coach Mario Cristobal will coach Oregon’s offensive line.

Mirabal has served as Marshall’s offensive line coach since 2013. Prior to that, he served as an assistant head coach at FIU alongside Cristobal. He also coached tight ends and the offensive line during his tenure at FIU. Mirabal and Cristobal’s connection goes back to high school when the two became close friends during their freshman year at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami.

Mirabal helped lead Marshall to an 8-5 record last season and helped the team finish fourth nationally in sacks allowed. The Herd allowed on 11 sacks in its 13 games.

College Coaching History 
2018-                    Oregon (Centers & Guards)
2013-17               Marshall (Offensive Line)
2010-12               FIU (Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line)
2007-09               FIU (Assistant Head Coach/Tight Ends)

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