All-star Beavers

Six Oregon State football players will be participating in all-star contests. Get your Beaver fix three straight Saturdays in January on ESPN.

QB Derek Anderson | East-West Shrine Game

Kickoff:  11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 15
TV:  ESPN
Radio:  KNBR 680
Official Website:  ShrineGame.com

Why playing in an all-star game:
The first quarterback at lead OSU to three bowl games...first in the Pac-10 in passing at 301.2 ypg...first in the Pac-10 and ninth in the nation for total offense per game at 288.6 yards...passed for 11,249 career yards, 11th in the history of Division I...one of only six Pac-10 quarterbacks to pass for over 10,000 yards...owns all of OSU's passing records...is only one of two quarterbacks in Pac-10 history to throw for over 4,000 yards in one season.

Other Pac-10 players in the East-West Shrine Game:
Tab Perry (UCLA), Justin Burks (ASU), Geoff McArthur (Cal), Karl Paymah (WSU), Wendell Hunter (Cal), Drew Hodgdon (ASU), Calvin Armstrong (WSU), Will Svitek (Stanford), Steve Fleming (Arizona), Garrett Cross (Cal) and Ryan Riddle (Cal)

 

CB Aric Williams | East-West Shrine Game

Kickoff:  11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 15
TV:  ESPN
Radio:  KNBR 680
Official Website:  ShrineGame.com

Why playing in an all-star game:
Second team All-Pac-10...averaged a Pac-10 best 1.6 passes defended per game...second in the Pac-10 in pass breakups with 14.

Other Pac-10 players in the East-West Shrine Game:
Tab Perry (UCLA), Justin Burks (ASU), Geoff McArthur (Cal), Karl Paymah (WSU), Wendell Hunter (Cal), Drew Hodgdon (ASU), Calvin Armstrong (WSU), Will Svitek (Stanford), Steve Fleming (Arizona), Garrett Cross (Cal) and Ryan Riddle (Cal)

 

SS Mitch Meeuwsen | Las Vegas Classic

Kickoff:  1:00 p.m., Saturday,  January 22
TV: 
Radio: 
Official Website:  Lvaac.com

Why playing in an all-star game:
School record 20 career interceptions...first team All-Pac-10...ESPN.com First Team All-American...Associated Press Third Team All-American...led the Pac-10 in interceptions with six...third in the conference in passes defended with 15.

Other Pac-10 players in the Las Vegas Classic:
Marcus Maxwell (Oregon), Nick Steitz (Oregon), and Chris McKenzie (ASU)

 

RT Doug Nienhuis | East-West Shrine Game

Kickoff:  11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 15
TV:  ESPN
Radio:  KNBR 680
Official Website:  ShrineGame.com

Why playing in an all-star game:
Shared a team high for consecutive games started with 38...first team All-Pac-10...second team in 2003...a mainstay on the right side of the offensive line.

Other Pac-10 players in the East-West Shrine Game:
Tab Perry (UCLA), Justin Burks (ASU), Geoff McArthur (Cal), Karl Paymah (WSU), Wendell Hunter (Cal), Drew Hodgdon (ASU), Calvin Armstrong (WSU), Will Svitek (Stanford), Steve Fleming (Arizona), Garrett Cross (Cal) and Ryan Riddle (Cal)

 

DE Bill Swancutt | East-West Shrine Game and Senior Bowl

East-West Shrine Game

Kickoff:  11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 15
TV:  ESPN
Radio:  KNBR 680
Official Website:  ShrineGame.com

Senior Bowl

Kickoff:  2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29
TV:  ESPN
Radio:  -
Official Website:  SeniorBowl.com

Why playing in an all-star game:
Pac-10 Co-Defensive Player of the Year...first team All-Pac-10...awarded the Morris Trophy...OSU career record for quarterback sacks with 37...owns the Oregon State record for career tackles-for-loss with 59.5...made at least one sack in 24 career games...started 38 straight.

Other Pac-10 players in the East-West Shrine Game:
Tab Perry (UCLA), Justin Burks (ASU), Geoff McArthur (Cal), Karl Paymah (WSU), Wendell Hunter (Cal), Drew Hodgdon (ASU), Calvin Armstrong (WSU), Will Svitek (Stanford), Steve Fleming (Arizona), Garrett Cross (Cal) and Ryan Riddle (Cal)

 

LB Jonathan Pollard | Hula Bowl

Kickoff:  4 p.m., Saturday, January 22
TV:  ESPN
Radio:  -
Official Website:  HulaBowlMaui.com

Why playing in an all-star game:
Co-team captain...finished career with 122 tackles, 16.5 for loss.

Other Pac-10 players in the Hula Bowl:
Hamza Abdullah (WSU), Kevin Arbet (USC), Chris Bruhn (WSU), Charles Frederick (Washington), Alex Holmes (USC), Wendell Hunter (Cal), Jerry Matson (Oregon), Chris Solomona (Oregon), Robby Valenzuela (Oregon) and Jimmy Verdon (ASU).


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