CORVALLIS -- There was lots of experimenting with personnel in the trenches today on the offense line. But when the ball was snapped, the DL got the better of it. Terron Ward did his best impression of a bowling ball, while there were some close misses on the sidelines and away from the intended field of play.
April 14, 2014
CORVALLIS – It's official, Oregon State has been bitten by the injury bug this spring. Meanwhile, out on the field, the Beav defensive line looked good on Friday -- but was that partly a result of the offensive line's struggles? And things got a little chippy for one of the Beaver veterans, as well as a particular position group.
April 11, 2014
CORVALLIS – It wasn't a banner year for the Oregon State defensive line -- the injury bug gnawed at the ranks throughout, the JC transfers had a significant adjustment period and opposing teams often ran to success. It looked ugly at times. Still, while some players struggled, others flourished in the face of adversity. In the end, wishful thinking was levied against a sharp reality…
January 14, 2014
CORVALLIS – A solid secondary performance, a defensive frenzy and a certain amount of specific drills characterized Wednesday's practice at Oregon State. The starting Beaver defense kept things interesting, and the No. 1 offense performed well in their red zone work. Also, you can scratch one guy off the dinged, battered and/or bruised list.
October 23, 2013
CORVALLIS- A strong day of practice went into the books for the Beavers on Wednesday. A familiar face returns to full speed reps on offense, while the defense had one of its better days of practice in a long while. Also Mike Cavanaugh talked about two members of the Oregon State O-line heading into Colorado – all that and more in this report.
September 25, 2013
CORVALLIS- Looking ahead to Utah, most would probably agree the three biggest areas facing the Beavs are the offensive line, linebackers and secondary. So how did they look in Thursday's practice? First, though, BF.C had a few questions for Mike Riley.
September 12, 2013
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