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Defense wins the day at 2013 Alamo Bowl

Oregon opened the game with a pick six by Dior Mathis, and added scores by Derrick Malone, as well as the points from Josh Huff and the Ducks offense. A fitting farewell for Coach Nick Aliotti in his final game as Defensive Coordinator, as the Ducks Defense topped the Longhorns and put up enough to outscore Texas.
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss


SAN ANTONIO - Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti, DE Taylor Hart and Tony Washington, S Brian Jackson, LB Derrick Malone and CB Ifo-Ekpre Olomu respond to questions. Aliotti's retirement was announced moments before the media conference and he spoke briefly about the decision to retire.
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Keys to the game: Oregon at Arizona

Ka'Deem Carey is one of the best backs in the country, and he's going to get his yards. If the Wildcats get him the ball 25 times, he'll run for 125 or more. The key for the Ducks is to make him work for those yards, limit explosion plays (he's not breakaway threat, but a steady pounder who hits the hole quickly) and force some stops. Dee-nied: Derrick Malone says...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Week: Derrick Malone

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon linebacker Derrick Malone talks about the Ducks preparing for the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Autzen Stadium
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Focus on the defense: always improving and always better than most people think

Derrick Malone is developing into quite a player. For the second week in a row he led the Ducks in tackles, this time with 12 after having 11 the week before. Malone is active in the middle and getting it. He also had half of a tackle for loss. Tony Washington is doing a great job taking over from Dion Jordan. So far this season he has 2.5 sacks, 1 in the Nicholls game, and 1.5...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tales from the stat sheet: assessing a Duck day afternoon by the numbers

Derrick Malone led the Oregon with 11 tackles Saturday, and that's a good number for Don Pellum and the Oregon defense. Trying to build depth, cohesion and recognition in the linebacker corps, Malone's solid day shows one of Pellum's key pupils is getting it and responding when the scoreboard switches on. Tony Washington added 7 from the drop end/outside linebacker position...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Poetic soul Derrick Malone ready for a bigger role on the field, and everywhere else

Passionate, devout, thoughtful and serious, Derrick Malone goes by the handle "Poetic Soul" Twitter. He's twice made All-PAC-12 Academic Honorable Mention, and says his goal is to be both an All-American and an Academic All-American. In 2012 he won the team's Gordon E. Wilson Award as the top special teams performer. "I'm passionate about football,"...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Malone Comments on Workouts and New Faces

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon junior lineback Derrick Malone took some time before the start of a summer workout to respond to questions from media. Malone is one of the candidates to be named starter for the 2013 squad.
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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