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THE WORST IS OVER. That is the most positive takeaway from Washington State’s 62-38 loss Saturday at No. 2 Oregon. The Cougars have faced three ranked opponents in their first five Pac-12 games, but might not see any the rest of the season. That is good news as WSU (4-4 overall, 2-3 conference) is not ready to challenge the conference’s elite in coach Mike Leach’s second season.

Nick Aliotti rips Mike Leach for throwing 89 times, calls it bulls–t

Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti ripped Washington State coach Mike Leach after the Ducks trounced the Cougars 62-38 on Saturday because he didn’t like how much Leach continued to throw the ball late in the game. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set an NCAA record with 89 pass attempts in the game, and the Cougars […]

After Win, Oregon D-Coordinator Calls Mike Leach “Low Class” And Says His Strategy “Was BS”

They say that winning solves everything. However, even after the Ducks’ 24-point victory over Washington State, Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Allioti had a problem — with WSU head coach Mike Leach. The issue? Allioti didn’t like that Leach kept his starters in the entire game, and made his quarterback keep throwing even in the final seconds of a blowout. Is there anything...

WSU's Moos reacts to Aliotti's apology

WASHINGTON STATE athletic director Bill Moos said Monday morning that Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti phoned him Sunday night to personally apologize for negative comments Aliotti made about Cougars coach Mike Leach after Oregon defeated WSU Saturday in Eugene.

Leach's short and sweet response on Aliotti

ONE DAY AFTER his Washington State football team staged an aerial assault on the Oregon Ducks, Cougars coach Mike Leach politely rejected the opportunity to stage a verbal assault on Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti.

Oregon's defensive coordinator rips Mike Leach for passing too much

The Oregon Ducks cruised past the Washington State Cougars, 62-38, Saturday night. And they had to defend 89 pass attempts by the Cougars, a new football bowl subdivision record, in the process. After the game, Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti was not too happy about Washington State's insistence to air out the pigskin, and he had some things to say about it toward...

Marshall has career night against Cougars

(EUGENE) - No. 2 ranked Oregon (7-0, 4-0) knocked off Washington State 62-38 on Saturday night at Autzen Stadium, and in the process displayed a healthy balance between the running and passing game en route to accumulating 719 total yards from scrimmage.

Game day grades: BYU vs. Houston

The Cougars of BYU came away with a 47-46 victory in the program's first game ever played against the Cougars of Houston. While BYU may have won the game, the overall performance leaves one scratching their head with concerns.

Oregon D-Coordinator Nick Aliotti rips Mike Leach, calls him ‘low class’

Following Saturday night's 62-38 win over Washington State, Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti ripped Mike Leach, calling him "low class."

A Case Of The Picks

EUGENE- Washington State's Connor Halliday set bevy of passing records, but what he couldn't do was keep the contest close.

Pac-12 Post-Week 8 Power Rankings

The favorites held serve in the Pac-12 for Week 8.Washington State gave Oregon a battle for a half, but the Ducks simply had too much firepower on...

Oregon will wear pink helmets

Oregon will wear pink helmets in their match against Washington State in an effort to support the fight against Breast Cancer.   The post Oregon will wear pink helmets appeared first on NCAA Football Zone.

Cougars' passing irks Oregon coach

Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti complained following the No. 2 Ducks' 62-38 victory over Washington State about the Cougars leaving in their starters and throwing for two late touchdowns. Aliotti's called out Washington State head coach Mike Leach, calling the tactic ''low class.'' Oregon pulled its starters in the fourth quarter of Saturday night...

Running it up and shutting it down

There was a bit of a verbal brouhaha between Nick Aliotti and Mike Leach after the game. After Terrance Mitchell returned an interception 51 yards for touchdown, Oregon led 62-24 with 13:01 left in the fourth quarter. The second team defense came in, gave up one first down and forced a Washington State punt. Ryan Hagen tipped a pass at the line, the linebackers shut down a quick...

eDuck Podcast Episode 28

Robby and Erik discuss several topics from No. 2 ranked Oregon's 62-38 victory over Washington State on Saturday night, including Wazzu quarterback Connor Halliday's NCAA record 89 pass attempts, Nick Aliotti's post game comments on Cougars coach Mike Leach and Byron Marshall's big night on the ground for the Ducks.
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