CORVALLIS – Oregon State's second practice ahead of Saturday's contest at San Diego State looked solid. But what's the story on the RBs? The D got both good and bad news on the injury front. Mike Riley talked SDSU in the media huddle, and shed light on where D.J. Alexander is at after his first game. The O-line barreled ahead despite the ongoing injured, and Sean Mannion was in a groove.
September 17, 2013
CORVALLIS – The offensive line got a big lift on Wednesday with their anchor in the middle returning to the practicing ranks. Two QB's lit things up, and the starting receiving corps looked sharp as a tack, sans a few hiccups. The future looks a little brighter for a player who has been out of action since last fall and talk of a fullback's progress spurned on Mike Riley's feel-good demeanor.
August 28, 2013
CORVALLIS – Some unexpected movement on the starting O-line shook things up on Tuesday at Oregon State. Two veteran coaches gave BF.C some insight into the goings-on, including the concerns at tackle for the orange and black. Meanwhile, the ongoing battle for playing time at split-end that has yet to produce a clear cut starter, with the first game of the 2013 season just four days away.
August 27, 2013
CORVALLIS - At long last, OSU has named a starting quarterback in Sean Mannion and it was a very solid afternoon for the offense. A rookie linebacker has left the program with less than a week before the opener. An illness has prompted a true freshman to start at RT - otherwise the Beavers showcased healthy core talent on Monday, with Oregon State now fully engaged with Week One prep.
August 26, 2013
CORVALLIS – Lots of nuggets coming out of Oregon State on Saturday. A trio of o-linemen sat out on Day 18 but the tight ends unit made some noise while a scout team WR turned heads. Also, OSU's head man reveals two additional players who will burn a redshirt year. All that and more in this Day 18 offensive report from BF.C.
August 24, 2013
CORVALLIS – What's this, a day off? Well, kinda. Mike Riley ended Friday's practice after only an hour after the team ran special teams simulations and field transitions. Chalk it up as a kind of mock walk-through, a week before the real one will take place. BF.C offers you a quick glance at OSU's low-key Day 17.
August 23, 2013
CORVALLIS – An Oregon State tailback turned corner has a new role – or is roles? And will the Beavers scrimmage this fall camp? OSU's head man answers that in definitive fashion and also touched on a number of additional items on Thursday. All that plus our practice notes on the offense right after the jump...
August 22, 2013