Isaac Slade-Matuatia is one of the most experienced linebackers on the Oregon roster. He finished the 2020 season with 45 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss after a targeting call ended his season in the Fiesta Bowl.
The linebacker is going to be mentoring younger players like Jackson LaDuke, who has drawn positive reviews in spring football. Slade-Matuatia is another player that has said installing the new defense has been a smooth process.
He's going to play alongside Noah Sewell and has been a reliable part of the Oregon defense since arriving in Eugene in 2017.
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