THERE'S BEEN a lot of speculation around Beaver Nation as to who will replace running backs coach Reggie Davis, who left to team up with Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers. One school of thought offers a couple names for the ‘candidate of the moment' club -- one purportedly with the inside track and the other a long shot.
February 18, 2011
IF YOU'RE LOOKING for reasons why Oregon State has been ranked in the final Top 25 the past three seasons, the running game is a good place to start. The year before Yvenson Bernard burst into the 2005 limelight, OSU ranked dead last in Division I-A rushing, averaging 70.7 yards per game. Now, Riley has his targets set on another Bernard in the 2010 class -- Giovanni Bernard, Yvenson's brother.
February 9, 2009
FROM IN AND AROUND Planet Beav, there's a blog from The Oregonian wondering aloud if Mike Riley and Mike Bellotti should swap salaries, a piece in the Gazette-Times on how the Oregon State baseball team could be staying home unless they get some help, a hoops news update, Yvenson Bernard in the "just in case you missed it", and more.
May 23, 2008
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
At every possible turn, the Arizona Cardinals are meeting with a compact back who is already familiar with the draft process. He's a step-up-to-the-plate type of player who wants to hear his name mentioned with the top prospects in the draft. He has a lot to overcome, but he leaves everything between the lines and is ready to prove it to the Cards.
March 29, 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