A PAIR OF BEAVERS were selected in the NFL Draft this weekend and one was a surprise after what the draftnicks were saying leading up to the event. Plus, the free agent signings started the minute the draft ended and a number of Beavers are expected to sign contracts with NFL clubs. But how many of those usually make a team?
April 27, 2008
THE WAIT COMES to an end this weekend for a number of Oregon State hopefuls with the NFL Draft taking place Sat-Sun in New York. The consensus among a legion of "draft gurus" is that a number of Beavers are probable draft picks or free agent signings. But who are they saying will be the first pick out of OSU? And are there ever any mock drafts out there that go beyond the first round?
April 25, 2008
IT WASN'T THE forty time Oregon State running back Yvenson Bernard was looking to run this weekend while in Indy at the NFL scouting combine. The showing also brings up the time honored question -- just how much does combine testing, and pro days, affect the draft status of NFL hopefuls?
February 25, 2008
A QUARTET FROM Oregon State is in Indianapolis this weekend for the NFL Scouting Combine, and the events and testing that have the most influence among NFL decision makers kick off on Saturday. Among those looking to improve their draft stock are running back Yvenson Bernard, kicker Alexis Serna, offensive lineman Roy Schuening and defensive end Dorian Smith.
February 23, 2008