Washington Huskies: Can Nick Holt Bring Back the Purple Reign Defense?

Posted by Todd Williams on November-15-2009 Add Comments

For a program which made a name for itself with a stifling defense, Washington has become a team that opposing offenses love to face. It has been the biggest frustration during this down period for the Washington Huskies; watching their defense struggle so much.

Going into 2009, Washington spent a lot of money to lure away defensive coordinator Nick Holt from the USC Trojans. An intense guy, who wears his emotions on his sleeve, seemed to be exactly what the Washington defense needed to reclaim its glory.

Has he really made a difference for Huskies though?

Obviously, it is too early to be making any sort of final judgment on him as a coordinator. It is interesting to look and see how his unit has fared when compared ...

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