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Oregon Ducks hire Ron Aiken as new Defensive Line Coach

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The University of Oregon has hired former Arizona Cardinals defensive line coach, Ron Aiken, to replace outgoing coach Jerry Azzinaro.

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Aiken brings with him a wealth of NFL experience, serving the past 6 years with the Arizona Cardinals organization coaching the defensive line. Before his time in the NFL, he coached at the University of Iowa for 8 years.

What does Ron say about coming to Eugene?

"This is a great opportunity for me to be at the University of Oregon and to assist with the continuation of the success they have enjoyed here," Aiken said. "Wherever I have coached, my goal has always been to do what I can to help win football games. I love teaching the fundamentals of the game as well as coming up with the schemes that will contribute to the development of young men."

You can read more information on the hiring in this University of Oregon press release. Please help me in welcoming Coach Aiken and his wife Sheryl to the Oregon Ducks family!

Go Ducks!