It took six rounds and almost 20 hours until the first Oregon State player was taken in the 2005 NFL Draft. The Detriot Lions used their fifth pick to select defensive end Bill Swancutt in the sixth round. Quarterback Derek Anderson was picked up by Balitmore also in the sixth while offensive lineman Doug Nienhuis went to Seattle in the eighth.
April 25, 2005
A handful of the Irish football players met with members of the media after their last full practice before the Insight Bowl on Tuesday evening. The players had nothing but good things to say about the Oregon State defense and offense as they expect a physical game from the men in black.
December 27, 2004