Oregon State Rumors & News

  • Oregon State Beavers safety Justin Strong transfers to Montana

    Oregonian "Justin Strong, who started eight games at safety for Oregon State last season, has transferred to Montana. The Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) school announced Strong's transfer Tuesday and the 5-foot-11, 198 pound Rialto, California native will be eligible to play during the 2016..." March 24

  • Oregon State linebacker Rommel Mageo transferring to Ole Miss

    Fox Sports "Oregon State linebacker Rommel Mageo, the Beavers' leading tackler in 2015, is transferring to Ole Miss. He is expected to provide a much-needed boost to the Rebels linebacking corps. The 6-2, 235-pound Mageo had 87 tackles, two interceptions, two sacks and two forced fumbles for OSU last..." March 02

  • Seth Collins, former Oregon State quarterback, transfers to Northern Illinois

    Oregonian "Less than two weeks after announcing his transfer from Oregon State, Seth Collins has found his latest destination, as Northern Illinois announced Thursday that Collins has joined the program. Collins' one season in Corvallis was part dazzling, part inconsistent. As a true freshman, he started..." February 08

  • Seth Collins' transfer ends brief Oregon State career that was dazzling but inconsistent

    Oregonian "All signs point to Seth Collins wanting to play quarterback, and that was no longer going to happen at Oregon State. So instead of filling a multi-dimensional offensive role for the Beavers in 2016 and beyond, Collins has opted to transfer, OSU announced Friday. "I thank Oregon State for a..." January 23

  • Nick Mitchell, Malik Gilmore, Luke Hollingsworth and Chris Hayes leaving Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "After a 52-42 loss at Oregon in the 119th Civil War, Oregon State coaches prepped for difficult discussions on Sunday, notifying some players that they would not be part of the Beavers' long-term plans for one reason or another. And the specific players that will not return have begun to..." December 01

  • Sean Harlow, Oregon State Beavers starting left tackle, out for season with ankle injury

    Oregonian "Oregon State starting left tackle Sean Harlow is out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury, Beavers coach Gary Andersen announced during Monday's press conference. Harlow, a junior, has started 28 career games dating back to his true freshman season and is regarded as a contender for..." October 29

  • Oregon State DB Treston Decoud briefly hospitalized after hit to helmet

    Yahoo! Sports "Oregon State defensive back Treston Decoud was coherent and moving all of his extremities after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit by a teammate during the second quarter of Saturday’s game against Colorado. Decoud did not show any signs of movement when he was initially injured as his head and neck..." October 25

  • Oregon, Oregon State will honor shooting victims with helmet decals

    ESPN "The Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers have added decals to the backs of their helmets to honor the Umpqua Community College shooting victims. At least nine students were reportedly killed and several more injured at the community college on Thursday when a gunman opened fire on..." October 03

  • Woman sues OSU, ex-head football coach Mike Riley, says her 1999 rape occurred in 'sexually violent culture'

    Oregonian "A former student at Oregon State University has filed a federal Title IX lawsuit that accuses the school's former head football coach Mike Riley of failing to correct a hostile and sexually violent culture among football players that contributed to her being raped. The woman alleges that she..." September 02

  • Oregon State LB Songy no longer part of program

    Covers.com "Oregon State dismissed linebacker Darrell Songy from the football program this week after a suspension that forced him to miss the 2014 season. According to reports, Songy did not meet the requirements necessary to be reinstated from the suspension that resulted from a violation of athletic..." August 06

  • After failing to gain admission at Wisconsin, teams scramble for four-star RB

    Fox Sports - College Football "Unfortunately for Jordan Stevenson, his college football career has gotten off to a rocky start as he failed to qualify at Wisconsin and has been granted his release from the school. While Stevenson may not get to attend his first choice of schools, he now has several excellent suitors to choose..." July 27

  • Quarterback transfer Darell Garretson officially joins Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Utah State transfer quarterback Darell Garretson has officially enrolled at Oregon State and joined the football program, the program announced Monday afternoon. Garretson, who told The Oregonian last month that he planned to transfer to OSU as a walk-on, is not eligible to play in 2015 due to..." June 23

  • Oregon State WR Richard Mullaney tweets he'll transfer to Alabama

    CBS Sports "Alabama is poised to add some experienced receiving help in its bid to replace Amari Cooper. Only days after announcing he would transfer out of the Oregon State program, senior Beavers wide receiver Richard Mullaney tweeted Tuesday that he would play for the Crimson Tide this..." June 16

  • Richard Mullaney, Oregon State Beavers receiver, to transfer

    Oregonian "Oregon State wide receiver Richard Mullaney has decided to transfer, the program announced Friday evening. Mullaney, a rising senior known for his top-notch hands, compiled 83 receptions for 1,160 yards and five touchdowns during his OSU career. After recording his best season in 2013 (52..." June 15

  • Darell Garretson, former Utah State quarterback, to transfer to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Darell Garretson is transferring to Oregon State, the former Utah State quarterback told The Oregonian on Monday. Garretson, who received his release papers from the Aggies in early April, plans to arrive in Corvallis this summer. After sitting out a year under NCAA transfer rules, he will have..." May 19

  • Former Alabama QB expected to join Florida

    Alabama "Luke Del Rio is reportedly set to return to the SEC after a brief stop in the Pac-12. The ex-Alabama quarterback is expected to enroll at Florida this summer, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio, Del Rio joined Alabama as a walk-on in..." May 13

  • Oregon State CB Dashon Hunt forced to retire due to spinal stenosis

    Yahoo! Sports "Oregon State cornerback Dashon Hunt announced via Instagram last week that he is ending his football career due to spinal stenosis, a condition he said he’s had since birth. "It was truly a blessing to have been apart of the #OregonStateFootball team but sadly my days of playing is over due to..." May 04

  • Paul Lucas, 3-star all-purpose back, flips from Arizona State to sign with Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Shortly after, the program announced that Paul Lucas, a three-star all-purpose back from Phoenix Mountain Pointe, had flipped his commitment from Arizona State to sign with the Beavers. OSU lists Lucas as a receiver, a position without a commitment heading into Signing Day. Rivals rates the..." February 04

  • Oregon State Beavers officially announce Brayden Kearsley's transfer

    Oregonian "Offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley has officially transferred from BYU to Oregon State, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. Kearsley, who was a four-star prospect coming out of Aloha High School in 2013, appeared in 18 games over two seasons at BYU. " February 03

  • BYU offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley transferring to Oregon State

    The Deseret News "BYU offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley will soon be playing closer to his Oregon hometown. Kearsley announced via Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he plans on transferring to Oregon State. The Oregonian also confirmed the news. "Excited to be an Oregon State Beaver and for this next chapter..." January 15

  • Kalani Sitake and Ilaisa Tuiaki to join Gary Andersen at Oregon State

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah’s future went from bright to uncertain Tuesday afternoon, when defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake and defensive line coach Ilaisa Tuikai agreed to join former boss Gary Andersen at Oregon State. Sitake, 39, was widely thought to be the linchpin of Utah’s recruiting efforts and directed a..." December 24

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  • Report: Oregon State Reached Out To Brady Hoke About Head Coaching Vacancy

    College Spun "Brady Hoke may not be out of work for very long. According to a report by Josh Newberg of 24/7 Sports, Oregon State has reached out to the former Michigan coach in regards to its head coaching vacancy. Longtime Beavers coach Mike Riley left the school on Dec. 4 to become Nebraska’s head coach...." December 09

  • Mike Riley hired as Nebraska football coach

    SB Nation "Nebraska shocked the college football world Thursday, suddenly announcing the hire of longtime Oregon State head coach Mike Riley. Riley replaces Bo Pelini, who was fired after a 67-27 record in seven seasons with the Cornhuskers. Riley, 61, has been with Oregon State since 1997, making eight..." December 04

  • Beavers Terron Ward ‘very likely’ lost for rest of regular season

    Oregonian "Co-starting running back Terron Ward (knee) did not practice and is "very likely" to miss the Beavers' final two regular-season games, coach Mike Riley said. If that's the case and OSU does not make a bowl, Ward's 148-yard, one-touchdown performance to help the Beavers upset then-No. 7 Arizona..." November 18

  • Oregon State starting receiver Richard Mullaney likely out for season with elbow injury

    Oregonian "Mike Riley begins every Sunday evening media conference call with an update on the Beavers injuries from the previous game. But 18 minutes into his most recent chat with reporters, Riley went back to the health of his squad "Does that sound like everybody?" Riley asked, making sure he had..." October 21

  • Victor Bolden Out For USC, Maybe Colorado Contests

    Yahoo! Sports "Oregon St. wide receiver Victor Bolden, who dislocated the small "pinky" finger on his right hand while attempting to make a catch on a long pass from Sean Mannion in Saturday night's game against San Diego St., is out for an estimated 10 to 14 days, according to Oregon St. head coach Mike..." September 23

  • Colt Lyerla arrested in Washington County on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs

    Oregonian "Former Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla was arrested in Washington County at 2 a.m. Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants, according to the Sheriff's Office. Lyerla, who was arrested almost a year ago in Eugene for cocaine possession, was released at 8:37 a.m...." September 08

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Oregon State Beavers linebacker Darrell Songy still bringing energy despite season-long suspension

    Oregonian "At Pac-12 Media Days a few weeks ago, Oregon State's Michael Doctor was asked to identify his most entertaining teammate. Easy. Fellow linebacker Darrell Songy. The response made perfect sense, given Songy's boisterous personality that constantly rang over the field during his freshman..." August 06

  • Oregon State offensive lineman Isaac Seumalo questionable for Week 1 due to foot injury

    Oregonian "Oregon State standout offensive lineman Isaac Seumalo should be ready to play "early" in the 2014 season following foot surgery, but Beavers coach Mike Riley said it's too early to tell if he will play in the opener against Portland State. "I think it's on pretty good schedule to be ready to..." July 29

  • Oregon State QB Sean Mannion looks 'pro-ready'

    NFL.com "With victories at both the Elite 11 Counselor Challenge and the Air-It-Out Challenge at the Manning Passing Academy, Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion served notice Saturday night that his talent can beat out the nation's top college passers in the sweltering July heat of the Bayou as easily..." July 13

  • Oregon State receiver Walter Jones transferring, TE Tyler Perry retiring from football

    Oregonian "Oregon State receiver Walter Jones has been granted his release and intends to transfer to a new school to run track, while tight end Tyler Perry is retiring from football due to multiple injuries, a program spokesperson told The Oregonian Monday. Both players were expected to be contributors..." June 26

  • Jacob Wark transfers to join Beaver Nation

    CSN Northwest "The return of Jacob Wark to the Pacific Northwest is now official, as Oregon State football has announced he has joined their program as a transfer from California. The 6-foot-4, 250 pound tight end from Tualatin will be granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA after graduating from Cal in..." June 19

  • Oregon State to add post-graduate transfer tight end Jacob Wark

    Oregonian "Former California receiver Jacob Wark will transfer to Oregon State for his final year of eligibility, according to a source. The school will announce Wark's transfer once paperwork is finalized, the source said. He will be a walk-on and immediately eligible for the 2014 season because he has..." June 14

  • BYU FB Iona Pritchard, backup QB Billy Green transferring

    Salt Lake Tribune "BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall once compared fullback Iona Pritchard to the great Manase Tonga, a mainstay on those strong Cougar teams in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. But a massive knee and ankle injury derailed Pritchard’s career after he returned from a church mission to the Marshall..." June 02

  • Zach Kline tweets he will play for Butte College in the fall, not Oregon State

    Oregonian "Looks like Zach Kline won't transfer to Oregon State, after all. Kline recently tweeted that he plans to play for Butte College in the fall after reportedly planning to join the Beavers for fall camp. Kline visited a spring practice in Corvallis earlier this month but denied a request for an..." April 30

  • Oregon State's Luke Del Rio ruled immediately eligible

    CBS Sports "Unlike most transfers, Luke Del Rio will not have to sit out a season before he's eligible to play again. Del Rio transferred to Oregon State from Alabama in March, and on Friday the NCAA ruled that he will be eligible to play beginning in the 2014 season. “We were thinking he would not be..." April 12

  • OSU WR Brandin Cooks wins 100K for running fastest 40 in Adidas cleats

    CBS Sports "Brandin Cooks is going to make some money in the NFL Draft. But he already made some coin via the 2014 NFL Combine, when Adidas gave him $100,000 for running the fastest 40 time in the company's cleats. Cooks 4.33 40 time was actually the second-fastest time of anyone at the combine, losing to..." February 25

  • Oregon State signing class at a glance: Mike Riley's take on every new Beaver

    Oregonian "During his signing day press conference this afternoon, Mike Riley offered his thoughts on each of his 29 recent signees. HIGH SCHOOL Drew Clarkson, OL, 6-3, 275, Camas, WA (Camas) "Linemen are like gold in recruiting. This guy is smart, he's tough and he's already got pretty good size...." February 07

  • Beavers return to norm, sign two in-state recruits

    Oregonian "Oregon State surprised some Oregonians when it didn't sign a single in-state recruit last year. Consider it an anomaly. The Beavers, eager to move past a disappointing 2013 campaign, inked local products Ryan Nall (Central Catholic) and Tanner Sanders (Crescent Valley) on Wednesday. The..." February 07

  • Signing Day Countdown: Oregon State commit Dwayne Williams

    Oregonian "This is the sixth in a series of mini-profiles The Oregonian is publishing on high school football players expected to sign with Oregon State. National signing day is Feb. 5. Name: Dwayne Williams Hometown: Killeen, Texas Position: Cornerback Height: 5-foot-9 Weight: 158 High..." January 29

  • Signing Day Countdown: Oregon State commit Drew Clarkson

    Oregonian "This is the fifth in a series of mini-profiles The Oregonian is publishing on high school football players expected to sign with Oregon State. National signing day is Feb. 5. Name: Drew Clarkson Hometown: Camas, Wash. Position: Offensive lineman Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 275 High..." January 28

  • Giants to name Oregon State O.C. Danny Langsdorf new QB coach

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants have hired Oregon State offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf to be their new quarterbacks coach, a league source with knowledge of the situation confirmed. The person requested anonymity because the move has not been made official. Sports Illustrated first reported the..." January 24

  • Signing Day Countdown: Oregon State commit Harris Ross

    Oregonian "This is the first in a series of mini-profiles The Oregonian is publishing on high school football players expected to sign with the Beavers. National signing day is Feb. 5. Name: Harris Ross Hometown: Pittsburg, Calif. Position: Running back Twitter: @Dub2RossIV Height:..." January 22

  • Former WSU WR Rahmel Dockery could end up at Oregon State

    SB Nation "Wide receiver Rahmel Dockery’s long journey as a college football player could see him wind up at Oregon State. The former three-star recruit from the Tacoma, Wash., area signed with Washington State in 2011, but greyshirted that fall before joining the Cougars in 2012. He then redshirted that..." January 21

  • Former Alabama QB Luke Del Rio transfers to Oregon State

    NFL.com "Former Alabama quarterback Luke Del Rio, the son of Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, will enroll at Oregon State, the school announced Saturday. Del Rio, who announced his plans to leave the Crimson Tide earlier this month, will be eligible to play in 2015 and have three years..." January 20

  • QB Luke Del Rio transferring to Oregon State

    CBS Sports "Another name has been added to Oregon State's future quarterback depth chart -- and it's a name that's more famous than most. Luke Del Rio, son of Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, will play for the Beavers after transferring from Alabama, Mike Riley announced Saturday A..." January 19

  • Luke Del Rio leaving Alabama

    ESPN "The list of candidates to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama quarterback became shorter after freshman Luke Del Rio took to Twitter to announce his intention to leave the program. Del Rio will strongly consider transferring to Oregon State, a source told ESPN.com. Luke's father, Denver Broncos..." January 15