PRACTICE REPORT 2: Consistent on D

CORVALLIS – Oregon State's D didn't necessarily put up highlight reel action on Wednesday – but shouldn't consistency be considered a highlight? A solid effort all around led to some nice plays on the line and in the secondary, while an integral LB is starting to come full circle. And Mike Riley had a thing or two to say about the ongoing battle for playing time at starting corner on Wednesday.
August 29, 2013

BF.C Fall Camp Preview: Linebackers

CORVALLIS - One of the more intriguing fall camp storylines can be found at middle linebacker. Will Joel Skotte be the man? What about all the other LBs chomping at the bit for playing time? SAM D.J. Alexander and WIL Michael Doctor are both starting locks and solid – but can the same be said for the two deeps? BF.C delves into the linebacker situation for Oregon State with fall camp drawing near.
July 18, 2013

What we've learned from spring: OSU LBs

CORVALLIS – Depth was not an issue for the Oregon State linebacker platoon this spring. It goes without saying that Michael Doctor and D.J. Alexander are the big kahunas, but where do some of the younger guys fit in? And is there a clear-cut favorite at the middle linebacker position?
May 3, 2013


CORVALLIS -- Oregon State marches into spring ball with two linebacker spots comfortably filled by D.J. Alexander and Michael Doctor - veterans of the Beavs impressive 9-4 run in 2012. Depth? Not much of a concern here. But in light of that silly little thing called graduation, Feti Unga left the MIK spot wide open for 2013 – or did he?
March 6, 2013

BF.C Fall Camp Preview: LINEBACKER

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


WITH KEITH PANKEY out for spring practice and David Pa'aluhi leaving to join the military there's lots of work do to at linebacker this spring. The good news -- there is plenty of young talent in the system chomping at the bit to make their mark in Orange and Black.
March 23, 2010