The Eyes of the Defense — A Farewell to One of the Best in the Game

Ashley Young Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 0 Comments

It was an announcement that made headlines nationwide, one that left many Oregon Duck football fans with their jaws wide open. Defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti announced his last game before the 2013 Alamo Bowl. For the last 15 seasons, Aliotti ignited a spark in the Ducks’ defense, which led to multiple conference championships and a winning streak Oregon Ducks fans …

Knowing When to Leave: The Stark Contrast in Finales for Aliotti and Mack

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

  Knowing the right time to leave is a sign of a professional, and at the same time is never an easy task.  No one wants to walk away when they are up, hoping to sustain those highs as long as possible.  Conversely, no one wants to walk away when they are down, always assuming that their fortunes will reverse …