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He was succeeded by Shy Huntington, one of the heroes of the 1917 Rose Bowl.Playing at newly constructed Hayward Field, which would be their home stadium in Eugene until 1967, the Webfoots again tied Washington for the Pacific Coast Conference title in 1919, winning the tiebreaker based on their 24–13 victory over the Huskies in Seattle.The Ducks and Beavers historically end each regular season with the Civil War rivalry game in late November. Oregon finished the season with two additional losses and a tie, but went undefeated the following season, winning all four of its games under head coach Percy Benson.until Hugo Bezdek, who had coached the Webfoots to a 5–0–1 record in 1906, returned to Oregon from the University of Arkansas in 1913.In the 1916 season, Oregon went undefeated with seven wins and one tie under head coach Hugo Bezdek, shutting out all their opponents except California.They opened the season against Willamette University, defeating them 97–0. The tiebreaker for the Pacific Coast Conference title went to Washington, due to Oregon's use of an ineligible player but Oregon was given the invitation to the 1917 Rose Bowl, then known as the Tournament East-West Football Game at Tournament Park due to the cost of a train ticket to Los Angeles being significantly less from Eugene than from Seattle.The Oregon Ducks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Oregon, located in the U. Known as the Ducks, the team was commonly called the Webfoots until the mid-1960s. Oregon plays its home games at the 54,000 seat Autzen Stadium in Eugene; its main rivals are the Oregon State Beavers and the Washington Huskies. Church took over the coaching position in the fall for the rest of the season. The team competes at the NCAA Division I level in the FBS and is a member of the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12).
A versatile motivator of athletes, during his tenure Bezdek was also the West Coast scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates.Behind standout back Mike Mikulak and a smothering defense (50 points allowed, five shutouts), Callison led the 1933 Webfoots to a 9–1 mark and Pacific Coast Conference co-championship, with the only loss to USC.Oregon lost the 1920 Rose Bowl to Harvard University, 7–6.In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Oregon made the first attempts to establish a nationally prominent football program by luring established Eastern coaches west, first John "Cap" Mc Ewan in 1926 from Army, then Clarence "Doc" Spears from Minnesota in 1930.
Both coaches achieved moderate success, but neither outlasted his contracted term: Mc Ewan resigned amid a contract dispute, Prince G.
"Prink" Callison, Oregon native, alumnus, former player and coach of the freshman team, took over from Spears in 1932.