Nick Aliotti: The Best Interview Around

Oregon Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti is good for at least one zinger every day. Throughout the season, Sports Director Joey McMurry kept track of the best “Aliotti-isms,” and there are some great ones. Everything from “anybody got a cold Coors” to “I’m a tough S.O.B. I’ll get back at ya” is here.

Thanks to AJ Untermeyer, Ryan Rouillard and Travis Teich for helping me keep track of all the best quotes.


The raw interview with coach Aliotti discussing his thoughts on interviews:

-Joey McMurry

Quack Smack Adds Emerald Sports to Regular Guest List

Sports writers from the Emerald Media Group will be regular guests on Quack Smack beginning in January when Quack Smack 2.0 launches.

Every Tuesday, listen to Quack Smack from 6-7 pm on KWVA 88.1 FM and a member of the Emerald sports desk will join the KWVA Sports crew as part of the show. Different Emerald writers will be on each week discussing the hot topics from Oregon athletics.

Emerald writers will join Steve Mims of the Eugene Register-Guard (Wednesdays), Andrew Greif of The Oregonian (Thursdays) and members of the Oregon Pit Crew as regular guests on Quack Smack.

Quack Smack 2.0 launches in January 2014 when winter term begins at the University of Oregon.