17 days ago
When former Nevada coach Chris Ault was shopping his services to the NFL as a consultant, he found most of the interest came not from offensive coaches wanting to know how to run his famed...
135 days ago
Then-Nevada head coach Chris Ault created the Pistol offense, a variation of a traditional shotgun in which the running backs line up behind the quarterback instead of alongside, and the...
136 days ago
"Ravens coach John Harbaugh is convinced that the pistol offense, which originated at Nevada under former coach Chris Ault, is no passing fad.
136 days ago
Former Nevada coach Chris Ault invented it, and gave it the name because it reminded him of a shorter version of the shotgun.
137 days ago
In four seasons under Ault, Kaepernick threw for 10,098 yards and 82 touchdowns while running for another 4,112 yards and 59 touchdowns.
137 days ago
But Ault finally gave him a scholarship, reasoning that if he didn't work out at quarterback he was big enough to perhaps play another position.
138 days ago
In 2004, Ault developed the set, which has the quarterback standing behind the center, similar to the shotgun, but only 4 yards in the backfield and with a running back directly behind him.
139 days ago
"Plenty of concerns were expressed about how Kaepernick's four-year starting experience in Nevada coach Chris Ault's zone-read system featuring the "Pistol" backfield would translate to the NFL.
150 days ago
"It took awhile for Kap to get used to it, but once he did, he was great," said former Nevada coach Chris Ault, who began teaching Kaepernick the trick in 2006.
152 days ago
He asked for tapes of Nevada's offense at the time and paid a visit to then-Nevada coach Chris Ault, who pioneered the formation.
158 days ago
The voted 9-3 Friday in favor of the deal with the former Texas A&M assistant coach replacing Chris Ault, who announced his resignation late last month after 28 seasons at Nevada.
159 days ago
"By "unique," Hawk is alluding to Kaepernick's four years in Chris Ault's pistol offense at Nevada.
162 days ago
He said in a joint statement with the university that he is looking forward to the "incredible opportunity" to replace Chris Ault, who recently announced his retirement after 28 seasons at Nevada.
164 days ago
University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson says he expects a national search to come up with a final candidate to replace outgoing coach Chris Ault by Friday's Board of Regents' meeting.
167 days ago
That's because Greg Roman, then the offensive coordinator at Stanford, went to Nevada a few offseasons ago to ask questions of then-Nevada coach Chris Ault.
172 days ago
Ault announced Friday he was stepping down, leaving as the winningest coach in school history, already a Hall of Famer, and having changed the way teams play offense nationwide.