Aliotti’s Last Rant; Huff Walks the Walk

SAN ANTONIO–Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti has always been colorful, passionate and open. After getting a win in the Alamo Bowl in his final game with the Ducks, Aliotti went on one more rant to the media — this one for Heisman Trophy pundits and Marcus Mariota. Jake Zivin shares from San Antonio. The Alamo … Continue reading »

Alamo Bowl for Aliotti: Ducks Beat Texas

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information SAN ANTONIO (AP)–Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown’s farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night. The BCS-snubbed Ducks (11-2) dominated throughout even though their famously high-powered offense scored just one … Continue reading »

Fans Gather to Watch Alamo Bowl

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks are in the Lone Star State taking on the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl. And the flock of fans that couldn’t fly to San Antonio to cheer them on are rooting for the Ducks right at home. The fans came out in full force at Hop Valley Brewing … Continue reading »

Ducks Ready for Alamo Bowl

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The countdown has started, and now the Ducks will have their last football game of the season — the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. Sunday was the last meeting between Texas Coach Mack Brown and the media. Brown is departing Texas after 16 seasons. Coach Mark Helfrich was asked about the … Continue reading »

Ducks DC Search, Brown’s Last Stand

SAN ANTONIO–On the eve of the 2013 Alamo Bowl, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich and Texas head coach Mack Brown held a final pregame press conference. Helfrich discusses the Ducks search for Nick Aliotti’s replacement as defensive coordinator. Brown showed off his media relations skills before his final game as the Longhorns coach. Jake Zivin … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Helfrich & Mack Brown

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Texas head coach Mack Brown and Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich hold their final news conference in the lead-up to the Alamo Bowl.

Mariota Healthy, Huff Motivated for VAB

SAN ANTONIO–October 26. That’s the last time Marcus Mariota appeared in a football game without a brace on his left knee. Two days before the Alamo Bowl, the Ducks star quarterback gives an update on his health. Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff has been open about his motivation against Texas and UT offensive coordinator Major … Continue reading »

Bars and Restaurants Prep For Bowl Game

EUGENE, Ore. — With the Alamo Bowl just two days away, local bars and restaurants are preparing for a rush from fans who will cheer for their team back here at home. The Wild Duck Cafe says it is expecting nothing short of a full house on Monday. The restaurant is already prepping for a … Continue reading »

Nick Aliotti to Retire After Alamo Bowl

SAN ANTONIO — Longtime Oregon Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti will retire after Monday’s Alamo Bowl, the school announced today. Aliotti has been Oregon’s defensive coordinator for two stints that totaled 17 years, and has spent 24 total years at Oregon. Aliotti held his final pre-game press conference this afternoon. KEZI 9 Sports is in San … Continue reading »

Ducks In Texas Day Two: Open Practice

SAN ANTONIO — It’s day two of KEZI 9 Sports’ coverage of the Ducks at the Alamo Bowl. Oregon practiced for the first time in San Antonio on Thursday, and the media was allowed in for ten minutes – the only ten minutes of the season that the media is able to see. Additionally, the … Continue reading »

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