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Ducks Alamo Aliotti's last stand: Duck defensive coordinator to retire Alamo Aliotti's last stand: Duck defensive coordinator to retire
Oregon Duck football defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti plans to retire from coaching after Monday's Alamo Bowl.

The University of Oregon will begin a national search for a successor immediately.

Aliotti coached 24 years at Oregon, including 17 years as defensive coordinator.
Ducks 'Now we control our own destiny' 'Now we control our own destiny'
Here's five things to look for when the Ducks meet the Wildcats in the desert.
Ducks Oregon's defense wary of physical Stanford Oregon's defense wary of physical Stanford
Stanford's physical, old-school offense is something Oregon's defense isn't used to seeing. The Ducks are well aware of the trouble that can cause.
Ducks Stanford searching for ways to stop Mariota Stanford searching for ways to stop Mariota
Almost every week, Stanford coach David Shaw delegates a backup quarterback to the scout team in practice who can best simulate the upcoming opponent.

Not this week.

Shaw's search for somebody on the roster to mimic Marcus Mariota and Oregon's up-tempo offense was deemed a lost cause. There's nobody who could even come close.
Ducks Tale of 2 coaches: 'You take over and everybody says, Who?' Tale of 2 coaches: 'You take over and everybody says, Who?'
Oregon coach Mark Helfrich and Stanford's David Shaw shared some laughs when they met for the first time this offseason during an annual Pac-12 Conference meeting. Although they had never talked before, the similar circumstances that brought them together made them feel like they had known each other for years.