'08 class - The future stars

These are the prospects that will redshirt, but be significant contributors their redshirt freshman year. On the other hand, several of these players may not redshirt and play a significant part on special teams or solidify the depth chart.

QB Ryan Katz (6-2, 194) - A dual-threat quarterback who is smart decision maker throwing just eight interceptions in over 400 attempts his junior and senior years.  A natural leader who is going to graduate early, join the team in the spring and compete for the backup quarterback spot as a true freshman.

OT Brent McNeil (6-3, 325) - A versatile lineman who will solidify the two deeps at offensive guard.  The first team All-Mission conference selection is a technician with great feet and knows how to use his skills in open space - a perfect fit for Mike Cavanaugh's system.  He signed in December and is expected to arrive in the summer. (YouTube highlights)

TE Colby Prince (6-5, 225) - A grayshirt from 2007's class who was a first team All-State selection at both tight end and defensive end as a senior.. Athletic, big and a great runner with excellent hands he will have a year to work on his blocking skills before making a run at the depth chart.

DE Ben Terry (6-3, 240) - Another first team All-Mission conference selection this 240-pound selection has 4.5 speed and is great with his hands.  Terry is also versatile enough to move to linebacker, but will most likely stay at defensive end where the team needs the help.  He will join to the in the summer and compete for a spot on the two deeps.

WR Kevan Walker (6-1, 186) - A one time verbal to UCLA and the son of UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker this Pasadena Star-News and All-Pacific Coast League first team selection is a smart athlete with excellent acceleration and speed. (YouTube highlights)

LB Tony Wilson (6-1, 207) - A disciplined player who harnessed over 115 tackles his senior year for Sprague.  A sure tackler with excellent athleticism who will most likely move inside.  Wilson will benefit greatly from a college weight program; may not be in Corvallis this fall as the coaches talked about the possibility of grayshirting him.


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