NOTE: To be eligible for the BF.C All-Decade Team the players must have played at least 50-percent of their careers this decade (2000-2009) at Oregon State. For the all-time letter winners visit OSUBeavers.com.
BF.C All-Decade Team
#65 | 6-6, 317
|Lettered at OSU: 2001-04|
|High school: Woodbridge HS | Irvine, CA|
2004 first team All-Pac-10, 2003 second team All-Pac-10, played in 2005 East-West
What others say: The Sports Exchange - "Doug Nienhuis is a player with prototype size, smooth athletic ability and provides good production as both a pass protector and drive blocker."
Career synopsis: A three year starter at right tackle Doug Nienhuis earned second team all conference honors in 2003 before being named a first team member as a senior in 2004.
Nienhuis was a superb pass blocker with nimble feet and strong arms. As one of the smarter members of the football team he picked up techniques quickly and finished his blocks well.
Career statistics: 47 games played, 38 consecutive starts
Runner up: Vincent Sandoval (1998-01) - A two year starter with 23 consecutive starts Sandoval was a Pac-10 honorable mention pick as a senior and part of the dominating offensive line in 2000.