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NFL Combine news, Scott Haskins, Derek Potter, Oregon State Pro Days and more inside the article to catch you up on the latest Oregon State football and men's basketball news.

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FOOTBALL BYTES

  • Steven Jackson will appear on the NFL Network at 5 p.m. PST Fri., Feb. 27.   He will be interviewed by the Network's Rich Eisen.
  • Oregon State running back Steven Jackson has a "GQ" body, "Sports Illustrated" talent and a torn meniscus. -- Fort Worth Mercury News
  • The Cowboys along with the Bears, Patriots, Steelers, and a host of other teams are interested in Jackson's services.
  • Oregon State's pro days are set for March 4 and March 11.  The players work out individually for scouts around the league.
  • Tim Euhus' combine stats can be viewed hereDwan EdwardsJames Newson.

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BASKETBALL BYTES

  • Center Derek Potter will miss the rest of the season due to a sprained left foot.
  • Junior forward David Lucas was named Pac-10 Player of the Week after leading the Beavers to victories over Arizona and Arizona State, which kept them in the race for a berth in the Pac-10 tournament. Lucas shot 57 percent from the field and averaged 21 points and 10.5 rebounds in the games.
  • The men's and women's basketball teams are interested in getting a Pape' Jam type event started in Portland.  The event would allow people who live in Portland a chance to see the team, as well as recruits from the local schools.
  • The Gill Annex is all ready to go.  University officials are just awaiting on a final agreement with Gary Payton.
  • For only $95, fans receive a one night hotel stay at the new Hilton Garden Inn (easy walking distance to Gill Coliseum) anytime from March 4-6 and receive two basketball tickets. The men's basketball team will face UCLA at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., March 4th and USC on Sat., March 6th at 5 p.m.  Fans interested in taking advantage of this special offer can call the Hilton Garden Inn at 541-752-5000.

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