Dan Lanning's defense dominated Alabama. Now his work begins at Oregon.
This long month of limbo is finally over, and a hire that looked pretty good and a bit out of left field 31 days ago now couldn't look any better.
If you heard reports of a man in a green blazer with an “O” pinned to the lapel skipping through the streets of Eugene last night, pay no mind. Rob Mullens earned the stroll.
As of today, Oregon’s coach in waiting, Dan Lanning, can scrub the “in waiting” part. He’s Oregon’s. This long, agonizing month of limbo is finally over, and a hire that looked pre…