IT PROMISES TO be a long winter for Oregon State, which at 3-9 (3-6 Pac-12) lost nine games for the first time since the 1996 season, which then prompted the firing of Jerry Pettibone and the initial hiring of Mike Riley as the head coach. There's a quartet of players who redshirted this year who will be expected to play key roles in 2012. All four play on the offensive and defensive lines.
November 28, 2011
ONLY THREE MAKE this elite list, and that made things especially difficult. When there are so many in a recruiting class who could emerge, when Mike Riley talks about several incoming signees at a position who can excel early, when there are so many so tightly bunched together in terms of skill and development, it's darned near impossible not to expand the field.
February 22, 2011
A VERY BUSY and exciting morning and early afternoon at the Valley Football Center "War Room" was topped off by a press conference with Beavers Head Coach, Mike Riley. As you would expect, Riley was excited and hopeful for the 2011 recruiting class. Here is a lengthy rundown of bullet points recapping his thoughts/remarks….
February 2, 2011
AS EXPECTED AND previously reported on BF.C, five holdovers have now joined the OSU program. By enrolling in January, they'll get the added benefit of spring ball plus a big head start in advance of fall camp. A pair of walk-ons, plus a former UCLA verbal commit who switched to Oregon State in November, are now also officially in the OSU fold.
January 4, 2011