Nick Aliotti has hung around Eugene long enough to remember when the idea of dominating Washington was preposterous and not the way it's been the last 10 years for Oregon.
''When I think back to the days when some of you weren't born, it really feels good,'' said Aliotti, Oregon's defensive coordinator. ''There was a time when Washington absolutely dominated us. But mostly, humbly, I'll say I'm very pleased to be where we are.''
The second-ranked Ducks (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12) continued a decade of surprising supremacy over Washington with their 45-24 win over the Huskies on Saturday thanks largely to one of the more complete performances of quarterback Marcus Mariota's career. Mariota's passing was on point, throwing for 366 yards and took off running when it was needed adding another 88 yards rushing.
The 454 combined total yards by Mariota were the second most of his career, behind only the 483 total combined yards he had against Tennessee earlier this season. And if his season stats...