SAN ANTONIO -- Taylor Hart talks about his reaction to the news that defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti is retiring following the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, 2013. Hart also talks about the effect of Oregon's two losses could have on the upcoming game against Texas.
SEATTLE -- Oregon's defensive tackle Taylor Hart was a key member of the Duck defense that held Washington scoreless in the fourth quarter to ensure No. 2 Oregon's 45-24 win over No. 16 Washington at Husky Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Hart recorded a sack in the game.
He came from a small school in Northern California, the son of walnut ranchers and the oldest of three sons. Johnny Mundt grew up working on the farm, a story like Taylor Hart, who grew up working in his grandfather's lumber yard. He's dated the same girl for two and a half years.
In high school, he was a 3.8 student. He played tight end and linebacker. The Crusaders ran...
It was a curious game for Oregon's defense. They controlled the game despite having no sacks or tfls in four quarters of football, containing Tennessee's pedestrian, careful offense and limiting big plays. The Vols completed one pass for 51 yards, but didn't have a pass for more than 14 yards or a run of more than 12 yards the rest of the way.
The Ducks kept everything...
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's senior defensive lineman Taylor Hart talks about the defense's role in the Duck's 59-14 win over Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at Autzen Stadium.
This morning Oregon released the football depth chart for the Nicholls game.
WR 16 Daryle Hawkins Sr. 6-4 198 or 11 Bralon Addison So. 5-10 181
LT 64 Tyler Johnstone So. 6-6 277 62 Matt Pierson So. 6-6 267
LG 63 Mana Greig Sr. 5-11 287 72 Andre Yruretagoyena So. 6-5 284
C 55 Hroniss Grasu Jr. 6-3 297 78 Karrington Armstrong Sr. 6-3 277
RG 54 Hamani...
Relentless and committed, Taylor Hart runs a 4.87 40 at 6-6, 292. Last season the Webfoot defensive tackle/strongside defensive end was more productive than Dion Jordan, who went #3 in the NFL draft.
Hart, a throwback to relentless high-motor, work ethic guys like Nick Reed and Brandon Bair, led all Duck defensive linemen in 2012 with 40 tackles, 24 solo, 11 tackles for loss, 8...
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., -- Oregon senior defensive lineman Taylor Hart responds to questions regarding Oregon's after practice activities as the Ducks prepare for Kansas State in the 2013 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.