CORVALLIS – I couldn’t help but let my eyes drift over to the defensive practice field Tuesday, it looked and sounded like so much was going on. Linebacker coach Trent Bray and defensive coordinator Mark Banker were very vocal, stressing the importance of pursuit angles, identifying and closing out a play with a good wrap or even tackle. Yes. You read that right. There were tackles...
CORVALLIS – At the start of the season, OSU had loads of experience in its linebacker corps with WIL D.J. Alexander and SAM Michael Doctor. At one point, sophomore Joel Skotte was the promising newcomer in the middle who was going to learn from the old guys. The kids were alright, so to speak. How things have changed. We talked to Beav linebackers coach Trent Bray about all that and more…
In 2011, then linebackers coach Trent Bray said Anthony Jones had more ability than any other outside linebacker on the team, and that was a group featuring Brandon Magee, Colin Parker and Shelly Lyons. Yet, Anthony “Mississippi” Jones’s Sun Devil career hasn’t gone quite as planned. He has struggled to get extensive playing time during his first three years starting in only two games.
Oregon State coach Mike Riley has promoted assistant head coach Jay Locey to chief of staff and graduate assistant Trent Bray to linebackers coach.
Locey, in his seventh season as coach, will add fundraising, alumni engagement, high school and community relations, player leadership development and team building activities to a list of duties in his new role.
A graduate assistant...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2013
MIKE RILEY HAS made some changes to his staff -- Trent Bray goes from graduate assistant to full fledged assistant coach. Jay Locey will move from TEs coach to a new, non-coaching role as Riley's chief of staff.
OREGON STATE ANNOUNCED this week that former Beaver Trent Bray has accepted the position of graduate assistant coach. He has spent the past two seasons at ASU as an assistant coach with the linebackers. The appointment of Bray, who will coach the linebackers at OSU, is contingent on his admission to graduate school.