OSU to honor 20 Beav seniors before Civil War

BEFORE THE 118th CIVIL WAR, the Beavers will honor 20 who will play their final game at Reser in a Senior Day ceremony. The majority of them reside on the defensive side of the ball.

QB Sean Mannion — Mannion will leave Corvallis as the Pac-12's all-time career passing leader. He holds virtually every Beaver passing record and has 42 career starts. He is currently projected as a 3rd-5th round NFL draft pick.

RB Terron Ward — The Beavs’ leading rusher this season with 696 yards, Ward's college career ended with a torn meniscus in the Week Ten win over Arizona State. He finished with 1,843 career-rushing yards, 664 receiving yards and 465 kickoff yards and 2,972 all-purpose yards with 25 touchdowns.

TE Connor Hamlett — Hamlett has started 28 career games. He enters the Civil War with 103 career receptions for 1,102 yards and 10 touchdowns. (31 catches for 335 yards in 2014).

OL Roman Sapolu — Unsung and versatile, Sapolu started seven games at guard this season before stingers forced him to retire from football. Last year, he started the Beavers' first two games at guard before a foot injury ended his junior season.

FB Tyler Anderson — The former walk-on cornerback bulked up his first season at Oregon State and moved to fullback. Anderson was put on scholie before the 2013 season and while his primary job is all about blocking, he has four career TDa along with 18 carries and 23 receptions.

LB D.J. Alexander — Alexander has 184 career tackles, ranking second on the team this year with 63 stops. He has 31 career starts over his Oregon State career.

LB Michael Doctor — Doctor has started 37 career games and has racked up 247 tackles on his career. Doctor was granted a fifth year of eligibility after suffering an ankle injury ended his 2013 season.

LB Jabral Johnson —Johnson stepped in for Doctor last season, finishing with 94 tackles. Johnson is fourth on the Beavers with 58 tackles this year, just five out of second place.

DE Dylan Wynn — Wynn has started 43 games at Oregon State, recorded 207 career tackles and has moved inside when needed though he weighs 270 pounds. He leads the Beavers this season with 10 ½ sacks for loss.

DT Siale Hautau — Hautau has battled through injuries to just keep on playing. The former JUCO transfer has started six games in his two years and has had far more impact than his 10 tackles this season would indicate.

DT Edwin Delva — Another JUCO transfer, Delva has started 10 games and has 38 career tackles in two seasons at Oregon State, becoming the Beavs’ most consistent d-tackle during that time.

S Ryan Murphy (pictured above) — A three-year starter who never redshirted, Murphy has 228 career tackles, including 17.5 tackles for loss, and seven interceptions. He will get a long look from NFL scouts.

S Tyrequek Zimmerman — Zimmerman is poised to lead the Beavs in tackles for the second straight year, with 104 stops last year and with 83 tackles through Week Eleven this season.

CB Steven Nelson — A JUCO transfer, Nelson has had a standout two seasons in Corvallis. He has 118 tackles and eight interceptions on his career and is projected as a third round NFL draft choice next year.

P Keith Kostol — Kostol, a former walk on, has quietly started three years for the Beavers. He entered this season with a career punting average of 41.26 yards, and is averaging 39.4 yards per punt this season.

CB Malcolm Marable — The former running back is also the Beavs’ kickoff return man, with 45 career kickoff returns (22.9-yard average).

LS Michael Morovick — A three-year starter at a position that often goes unnoticed until something goes wrong, Morovick has remained pretty well anonymous. OSU will be pressed to find a consistent replacement for next season.

DE Obum Gwacham — After four years at wide receiver, Gwacham moved to defensive end this spring and has become a pass rushing specialist. He is second on the team with four sacks as a rotational player.

TE Iona Pritchard — Pritchard transferred to OSU from BYU to spend his final year of eligibility with his younger brother in Corvallis, freshman defensive end Baker Pritchard.

TE Jacob Wark — Wark transferred to OSU after three years at Cal. After Kellen Clute (knee) was lost for the season against Utah, he became the Beavs’ third tight end and has one catch for four yards this season.


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