Incognito, who withdrew from Nebraska after being suspended from
the team for disciplinary problems, enrolled at Oregon last week
and was on scholarship. He never practiced with the team.
"There were conditions we had set down and set forth for him to
be admitted to our program, and they were not met," Bellotti told
Bellotti did not elaborate.
Incognito, a 6-foot-3, 300-pound junior from Glendale, Ariz.,
was an all-Big 12 selection last year. He has one season of
The Cornhuskers suspended him indefinitely for what coach Bill
Callahan called repeated violations of team rules.
In February, Incognito was charged with three counts of assault
stemming from a fight at a party. He was found guilty of one
misdemeanor assault charge after a three-day trial in June and paid
a $500 fine. Another charge was dismissed, and he was found not guilty of the
When Bellotti announced that Incognito was coming to Oregon, he
said the lineman had to complete an anger-management course and
adhere to a strict code of conduct.
Bellotti said the decision to grant the release was made Thursday. He said Incognito has contacted other schools to inquire about transferring.