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Ducks' defense facing dilemma

Originally Published: January 6, 2011
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti admits he hasn't slept well while trying to devise a plan to slow down Auburn quarterback Cam Newton in Monday night's Tostitos BCS National Championship Game.

"I've been sleeping like a baby," Aliotti said. "I wake up every two hours and cry."

Newton, the Heisman Trophy winner, caused a lot of restless nights for defensive coordinators this season. He led the country in pass efficiency with a 188.2 rating, led the SEC ...

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