LOTS OF NEWS and nuggets coming out of Corvallis this morning. A junior competing for a starting job might instead redshirt. Others, including a few freshmen, will hit the field on Saturday. At WIL, there's a new listed starter but the situation remains the same. Read on for more..
September 1, 2009
CORVALLIS -- After a day indoors, the Oregon State football squad headed back out to Reser Stadium for practice exactly one week before they face off against Portland State next Saturday. Among the notable performances, the play of senior wideout Damola Adeniji. With Darrell Catchings out, Adeniji continued on Saturday to show why he's of starting caliber.
August 29, 2009
CORVALLIS -- In a 10-minute plus discussion, Mike Riley gives an overview on fall camp, touches on what were the three major question marks coming in and also zeros in on the recent practice. Riley has extended comments on Sean Canfield and Lyle Moevao, mentions the "gym rat" who always gives his head coach 1,000 percent, the silver lining with the WR's, a Howard Croom update and more.
August 28, 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 -- In the second team session, true frosh offensive tackle Michael Philipp showed some great quicks off the line and offered a nice pull. And that opened up a big hole for sophomore running back Jacquizz Rodgers to burst through. A look into the present and the future, it seemed, all in one. And there was more pad crackin' to come.
August 21, 2009
CORVALLIS -- There was a heavy dose of two freshmen on Monday night, with WR Markus Wheaton and OT Michael Philipp front and center. The Beavers went through three team 11-on-11 sessions, there's a special teams report, a spectacular play of the day highlighted the evening helmets and shoulder pads only session plus much more. Unfortunately, also included is news of a Beaver WR done for the year.
August 17, 2009
CORVALLIS -- Mike Riley dishes on TE Joe Halahuni's ceiling and OT Michael Philipp's athleticism. The head man also talks cornerback and touches on James Dockery in particular, the difference between starting as a redshirt freshman vs. after having been in the program for a few years, provides a quick injury and illness update and more.
August 14, 2009