Nebraska defensive line coach officially takes new job at Oregon
It’s official, Nebraska’s defensive line coach is heading to Oregon.
On Thursday, Oregon announced the hiring of Tony Tuioti. He will serve as the defensive line coach for the Ducks under new head coach Dan Lanning. Tuioti spent 3 seasons with the Huskers before taking on the new role.
“My family and I are extremely excited and blessed to have the opportunity to work at the University of Oregon,” Tuioti said in a statement, “a place with great fans, a winning tradition, and a national brand! Coach Lanning is a great defensive minded coach and I can’t wait to get started working with the staff and getting to know and serve the young men in the program. Go Ducks!”
Welcome to Oregon, @CoachTuioti92!
Another big addition to @CoachDanLanning's staff as Tony Tuioti officially joins the Ducks as defensive line coach. #GoDucks
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Prior to his arrival at Nebraska, Tuioti spent two seasons at Cal. He also had stops Michigan and Hawai’i. He was also in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns.
Tuioti will be part of a new coaching staff in Eugene after Mario Cristobal left Oregon to become the head coach at Miami.