The good, the bad, the question: S/CB

One of the strongest, if not the strongest, positions on the team are the cornerbacks and safeties. With battle worn players filling out the two deeps across the board they will be looked upon to lead the defense as the new linebackers and defensive linemen settle in.
May 27, 2008

Offensive airshow, Defensive ground control

CORVALLIS--In the final practice before Saturday's spring game, a number of storylines. James Rodgers was quite the playmaker -- two plays stood most. Three defenders had an interception, and Tim Clark's pick was a thing of beauty, but the offense still had the upper hand over the airwaves. And one of the big reasons why was Brady Camp. That plus much more, right this way..
April 30, 2008

DAY 13: Out on the island

CORVALLIS -- A rare evening session on Monday for Oregon State, as assistant Keith Heyward put his cornerbacks through their paces out on the island and to good result. Meanwhile, with Saturday's spring finale looming, a closer look at the receivers and depth. The kicking game heated up Monday, and Lyle Moevao and Sean Canfield were both feeling loose.
April 29, 2008

DAY 12: Riley: Mixed results from scrimmage

The Beavs have done plenty of situational scrimmaging this month but Friday in Corvallis saw the first true, good 'ol move-the-chains type of scrimmage of the spring. Ryan Katz was razor sharp, and was part of the tandem delivering the day's play of the day. Lyle Moevao also had his moments, as did safety Bryan Payton. But Mike Riley was, all-in-all, unmoved, saying "nothing looked very good."
April 25, 2008

Day 7: Secondary shines, verbal commitment

CORVALLIS-The OSU defense Monday racked up the takeaways and showed they can put points up on the board, too. Several DBs carded picks, Bryan Payton continued his stellar spring, Keenan Lewis, Brandon Hardin and David Ross all made noise, and DE Kevin Frahm found paydirt. On offense, the highlights included the tight ends and running backs. And late Monday, the Beavs picked up a verbal commitment!
April 14, 2008

What we've learned: Week 2

WHAT WE'VE LEARNED from the second week of Oregon State's 2008 spring practice includes insight on Sammie Stoughter's ability to shake off the rust to injuries up on the offensive line. From the play of safety Bryan Payton to offensive tackle Mike Remmers to the tight end depth and more.
April 14, 2008

Spring notebook - Day 4

CONVENTIONAL WISDOM HOLDS that the defense is usually ahead of the offense in the early stages of spring ball, or of fall camp. That wasn't the case on Monday, the first day Oregon State had worn full pads this spring. The combination of Lyle Moevao to Sammie Stroughter was among the offensive highlights while Shane Morales turned in another solid outing.
April 8, 2008