Memories of Colorado Games, Past and Present

Michael Bigham FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

It was just a hit, only a hit. On September 15, 1984, two teams on the rise – Oregon and Colorado – met at Autzen Stadium. In the third quarter, Buffalo TE Ed Reinhardt caught a pass over the middle, rumbled 19 yards for a first down and went down after banging into two Oregon linebackers. Even though the hit looked …

Five Great Games From Nick Aliotti’s Stretch Run

Josh White History 2 Comments

The Oregon football team has begun their annual Spring practice period, and will be breaking in a new Defensive Coordinator for the first time since 1999.  The now-retired Nick Aliotti had been a part of the Duck football landscape off and on since 1978.  He was on the sidelines when the Gang Green defense roamed the Autzen turf and when …

Remembering Past Heroes: The Best Bowl Performances in Oregon Football History

Joey Holland History 7 Comments

Everyone who knows football knows the value of the team. Part of the magic of the game derives from the fact that no play works unless all eleven players are doing their respective jobs the right way at the right time. With that being said, every once in a while there are individual performances so impressive that they deserve to …