Found February 08, 2013 on
Oregon Sports News:
If it has been said once, it has been said many, many times: Oregon State Beavers head coach Mike Riley does more with less than anyone. I am the first person to say I am not an expert when it comes to recruiting college football players. Basically, I can only go with what I see on paper or the playing field. To reach any kind of hypotheses, I must balance the two.
In addition, since the last game that was played by the Beavers was the Alamo Bowl loss to the Texas Longhorns, most of my analysis is based on that performance. Unfair? Perhaps. But another cliché I will use: You are only as good as your last game.
We all remember the Longhorns sacking Cody Vaz a whopping Alamo Bowl record ten times. Hence, it would appear the urgency would be on the offensive line. Furthermore, anyone who could compete for starting time immediately would be a golden scenario. Sean Harlow, a 6-5, 275-pound lineman and Fred Launa, 6-3, 270-pound recruit were the two players Riley received on sig...
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Defense leads day for Beavs on NSD
After an exciting 9-4 season with big wins on the national stage, Oregon State was primed for a huge recruiting season. Mike Riley didn’t disappoint, delivering some huge defensive prospects to Beavers Nation.
As national signing day comes to a close, here’s a breakdown of the Beaver’s top recruits for 2013.
Hunt headlines a group of great...
Chucky Jeffery had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead 21st-ranked Colorado to a 61-47 victory over Oregon State Friday night.
Jen Reese added 10 points for the Buffaloes (17-5, 6-5), who matched their season total for Pac-12 wins from last year, their first in the conference.
Colorado has not allowed an opponent to score 70 points this season. The Buffaloes never trailed in the...
OREGON STATE'S CLASS is ranked No. 36 in the land, on the strength of JUCO d-end who just officially signed, and it might still go up further if OSU adds one more recruit who's still out there. Since scout.com came into existence, OSU's haul is the second highest rated class Oregon State has ever fielded. And based on the number of recruits, you can make the case it&...
CORVALLIS – This time there would be no second half falter. Oregon State ran away from Utah by a score of 82-64 on Wednesday night to get their second Pac-12 win. Joe Burton and Roberto Nelson had big nights, culminating in Burton flirting with a triple-double and Nelson tossing up 26. It was the Beavs’ biggest winning spread wise since Dec. 31 of last year – what was the difference maker?
Dashon Hunt kept the Oregon State Beavers hanging.
The four-star cornerback from Westlake Village, Calif., long ago gave his verbal commitment to the Beavers, but on Wednesday he didn't send in his letter of intent until early afternoon.
Hunt, who got offers from numerous schools, including Nebraska, UCLA, and Washington, had 32 tackles, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...