CORVALLIS--A lot of big hits for the Beavs, some smooth offense and decent accuracy from the quarterbacks despite strong winds. It was also the first time Mike Riley intentionally made mention of the upcoming home opener against Nicholls State, set for September 1. Joe Seumalo lends us his insight into the bright future of the Oregon State defensive line squad and more in this Day 17 report.
August 24, 2012
CORVALLIS -- The first practice of the day was replete with higher temperatures than are normally associated for summer here in Oregon. But as the weather heated up, so did some of the position battles. An update on the injury front including one o-lineman whose season is over -- and how will the offensive line cope with a sudden lack of depth starting to plague its ranks?
August 16, 2012
CORVALLIS – Tuesday's practice offered solid looks at some of the younger players hoping to secure a role, but it also showed the injury bug that has infiltrated the ranks wasn't done yet. While OT Garrett Weinreich's condition is still up in the air, a major Beaver playmaker looked to dislocate a finger as his work for the day was ending. A ton of news and notes in today's BF.C practice report.
August 14, 2012
CORVALLIS -- Oregon State has linebacker depth headed into fall camp. They also have a number of very speedy players who can line up back in the box. But do they have the size and mass to better stop the run this season? A lengthy, comprehensive analysis of all things linebacker, in this black and orange fall camp preview from BF.C...
August 4, 2012
CORVALLIS--The rain may have dampened the football, but it did little to antagonize the Beaver defense as they put forth a solid effort during Thursday's practice. Still, when the final huddle broke at 4:55 pm, there was something lacking from the Beav players. The energy was low, resulting in Mark Banker's slow trot toward the sideline. The last three plays of the Beavs' practice indicated why..
April 20, 2012
CORVALLIS -- Mike Riley missed his second consecutive practice to be with his father who is in the hospital. Riley is expected to be at Saturday's practice, however, with the improved health of his dad in the last couple of days. Defensive Coordinator Mark Banker ran practice for the second consecutive day and called it, "sloppy."
April 19, 2012