Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 3/5/13
Early Monday morning, Beaver Nation learned that running back Malcolm Agnew will transfer to Southern Illinois University. For many, the idea of a three-star recruit leaving town can equate to trouble for a football team.  For Oregon State, it should spark excitement.    Agnew, a sophomore last season, was a player brimming with untapped potential. In 2011, his debut performance produced 223 yards and three scores against Sacramento State. Plagued by hamstring injuries for a major portion of the next two seasons, Agnew saw recruit after recruit take his spot in the depth chart.    Last season, Agnew was given just one start before Storm Woods took over. Then, as Storm began to battle his own injuries in the middle of the season, Agnew was given an increased work load. That is, until Agnew’s former backup, Terron Ward, exploded in two monster games against Arizona State and Cal, and never looked back.    National Signing Day last month has only provided
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