CORVALLIS--Mike Riley opened it up Friday, allowing the Beavs their first full-contact scrimmaging of the spring. Among the storylines – an impressive d-line and pass rush, an unhappy o-line coach and a hard-to-tackle H-Back. Off the field, there was no change in the status of DE Matt LaGrone and with today the last day for him to register for classes at OSU, his departure becomes reality.
April 9, 2010
CORVALLIS–The first OSU spring practice hadn't begun and yet the Beavs had already lost another starter. Matt LaGrone, who earned a starting DE job the second half of last season, is leaving school. Meanwhile, opportunity now comes knocking for Taylor Henry, could the QB job be a three-horse race, Obum Gwacham has some wicked athletic moves, Wilder McAndrews is a surprise participant and more..
DESPITE THE RETURNING STARTERS coming in on the defensive line this spring, there remains plenty of intrigue up front -- the coaches moved several players during the winter months, there are depth questions and they're coming off a year in which sacks were few and far between. Here's how it all breaks down..
March 22, 2010
CORVALLIS -- On Saturday morning, preparing for their matchup with UW, Oregon State was just preparing as normal, slotted in the middle of the Pac-10 standings. A few hours later, after Stanford finished off USC with ease, and after OSU plowed over Washington, a door is seemingly swinging wide open for OSU and the Beaver Nation.
November 15, 2009
THE BEAVER DEFENSE comes into Saturday's home finale against Washington having played their best game of the season. Oregon State held Cal to just 39 ground yards and brought loads of pressure. Washington, however, was stout against the run as well last week, allowing UCLA just 84 yards. The UW pass defense, however, was and is a different story. Here are how the defensive matchups shape up..
November 12, 2009