THREE BEAVERS SIGNED undrafted free agent contracts and will get a shot at the NFL -- WR Damola Adeniji, LB Keaton Kristick and OL Gregg Peat, and two moves came with surprises. With Kristick, many thought an NFL team might get themselves a steal with a 6-7th round draft pick. As for Adeniji, no one was talking about the NFL a year ago -- after all, he was a walk-on with one career catch.
April 26, 2010
THE NFL DRAFT got underway Thursday and here's one for the books -- Idaho had more picks (1) in the first round than did USC (0). Oregon State and Oregon had no players selected, but that figures to change this weekend. QB Sean Canfield and LB Keaton Kristick are generally regarded by the cyberspace draft gurus as OSU's top NFL prospects. But could other Beavs jump up into the NFL draft mix?
April 23, 2010
IT WAS THE fast start Oregon State was looking for against ASU. Defensive pressure by the line, the offense stretching the field a bit, well those were found too. An upset road Pac-10 win is what the Beavs needed, and that the defense led the way made it that much better.
October 3, 2009
CORVALLIS -- The double day practices for fall camp concluded Wednesday, and Oregon State took it rather easy in the evening session, going helmets only and mostly drilling on the schemes of Portland State while walking through their offense and defense with just over a week to go before the season begins.
August 27, 2009
CORVALLIS -- With no James Rodgers, Marcus Wheaton or Darrell Catchings to contend with, the defense looked to have the upper hand from the get-go in team drills on Friday. Also, we focus in on the two headed monster at outside linebacker, Dwight Roberson and Keith Pankey.
August 21, 2009
CORVALLIS--The Beavs, in Kevin Frahm, Ben Terry & Co., are replacing two star senior d-ends. And it's hard not to expect there to be some dropoff after Victor Butler and Slade Norris. But Mike Riley isn't ready to accept that premise, not based on the early results. "Frankly, it looks like we have a chance to be good there," says Riley, one of several topics the head man touched on.
August 20, 2009
CORVALLIS — The morning session provided a glimpse into the future -- both near and distant -- of the OSU secondary. Josh LaGrone is looking up at the safety starters on the depth chart. But the redshirt freshman has some serious upside, and it was in evidence on Saturday morning. Cornerbacks Tim Clark and Patrick Henderson were busy making plays, as were Sean Canfield and a gaggle of others.
August 15, 2009