Fall Camp 101

Who's coming, who left and some statistics to get you ready for fall camp.

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Returning lettermen (39):

The Beaver offense returns 16 players including seven starters. The defense returns 22 players including seven starters. The offense lost 11 players including four starters while the defense lost nine including four starters.

(starters in bold)
(starters in bold)
SE - Mike Hass, Sammie Stroughter
SL - Brandon Powers
LT - Adam Koets
LG - None
C - Kyle DeVan
RG - Roy Schuening
RT - Josh Linehan
TE - Joe Newton, Dan Haines
QB - Ryan Gunderson, Colt Charles
TB - Yvenson Bernard, Olaniyi Sobomehin
FL - Anthony Wheat-Brown, Josh Hawkins
PK - Alexis Serna
LE - Joe Lemma, Joe Rudulph, Jeff Kruskamp
LT - Ben Siegert, Curtis Coker, Naymon Frank
RT - Alvin Smith, Sir Henry Anderson, Derek Hall
RE - Jeff Van Orsow
SB - Keith Ellison, Derrick Doggett
MB - Trent Bray, Alan Darlin
WB - Andy Darkins
LC - None
SS - Sabby Piscitelli, Daniel Drayton
FS - Lamar Herron, Eric Anderson, Matt Sieverson
RC - Gerard Lawson
P - Sam Paulescu

NOTE:  Receiver Marcel Love and linebacker Chaz Scott are not listed above due to academic issues.  They most likely will not be in camp Monday.  Scott is likely to return Love is not.

Incoming freshman on scholarship (10):

(* = in academic limbo)
(* = in academic limbo)


Roster moves:

In academic limbo:


  • OL Kainoa LaCount
  • CB Tirrell Thompson
  • LB Kevin Maher


  • RB Markel Devorce
  • LB Nick Thurston
  • DL Wilson Holman
Fall walk ons:
Fall transfers:


Players that left:



Top Returning Statistical Leaders

Rushing - Yvenson Bernard, six carries for 20 yards
Passing - Ryan Gunderson, 7 of 16 for 74 yards
Receving - Mike Hass, 86 catches for 1,379 yards and seven touchdowns
Scoring - Alexis Serna, 29-32 on extra points, 17 of 22 on field goals for 80 total points
Interceptions - Sabby Piscitelli, five
Pass Breakups - Sabby Piscitelli, eight
Tackles for Loss - Keith Ellison, 10.5
Punt Returns - Sammie Stroughter, 28 for 195 yards
Kickoff Returns - Lamar Herron, 12 for 216
Blocked Kicks - Derrick Doggett, two
All Purpose - Mike Hass, 114.9 ypg
Tackles - Trent Bray, 122
Sacks - Trent Bray and Jeff Van Orsow, three


Fun Statistical Tid Bits

  • Three of Oregon State's first four opponents are ranked by the coaches poll: No. 19 Boise State, No. 14 Louisville and No. 18 Arizona State. Ball State and Clemson are the only other teams in the country that play three ranked teams in their first four games.

  • Oregon State has posted a winning regular season the last three years. The current streak is the best run for the program since posting five straight between 1966-70.

  • The Beavers' five conference wins last year was its second-highest total ever.

  • Mike Riley is the first coach in OSU history to win multiple NCAA sanctioned bowl games.

  • OSU is 13-5 in November since the start fo the 1999 season and 10-1 at Reser during that time.

  • Oregon State forced 22 turnovers in the last seven games of 2004.

  • The Beaver defense sacked the quarterback 26 times in the final eight contests.

  • OSU is 18-6 against Pac-10 foes at home since 1999.

  • Oregon State enters the year looking for its fourth winning season in a row, which would be the best streak at OSU since the program had five straight winning campaigns between 1966-70.

  • Should BSU, Louisville and ASU still be in the top 25 at the time of the games, it would mark the first time since 1954 that OSU has played three nationally ranked teams in a row.

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