Posts Tagged ‘Oregon State Beavers’

Oregon State Beavers Scouting Preview

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

(AP Photo/Steve Dykes, File)

Darren Page

The Oregon State Beavers fell off a cliff when their schedule toughened up in 2013. They only lost a few of their top players from a year ago, so expectations should be higher. Their crop of senior prospects is mostly defensive with a pair of offensive prospects who have big question marks for the 2014 season. Players are listed in alphabetical order. (more…)

Rashaad Reynolds Scouting Report

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Prospect: Rashaad Reynolds, CB, Oregon State
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 189
Grade: 6.22 (Grading Scale)

Scouting Report:
Strengths: Fluid athlete with loose hips and ankles, can change direction on the fly…stays on his toes and is quick to react…natural feel for off-man and press-bail coverage…alert and aggressive with the ball in the air (more…)

Hawaii Bowl Scouting Preview

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Photo courtesy

Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout

Neither Oregon State nor Boise State had the type of seasons they set out for.  They meet in the Aloha State with hopes of finishing their seasons on a high note.  Each has a few talented prospects, especially in the trenches. (more…)

Breakout Prospect: Brandin Cooks

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout

When I scout a receiver, there are 3 general qualities I look for that make up a multi-dimensional receiver who’s able to make plays in all situations and be a difference-making piece of an NFL offense.

1. Does the receiver have the athletic ability to consistently separate from NFL defensive backs and be available for his quarterback at a high rate? Does he have the skills to get a clean release against press coverage as well as the ability to run crisp and efficient routes?
2. Does the receiver have the strength, concentration, and hands to fight for the football in the air and make contested catches in traffic in times when he’s unable to get open?

3. Does the receiver have the instinctive and athletic ability to elude tacklers and make extra yardage after the catch

Jordan Poyer Scouting Report

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Jordan Poyer impressed during Senior Bowl week (Photo courtesy Boston Globe)

QB / RB / FB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SAF

Prospect: Jordan Poyer, CB, Oregon State
Height: 5’11.5”
Weight: 182
Grade: 7.45

Alamo Bowl Prospect Preview

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Jordan Poyer and Markus Wheaton (w/ Coach Mike Price) both have lots to offer the Lions

Darren Page, DLD Staff Writer
Texas and Oregon State meet in the Alamo Bowl. Here are some potential Lions to keep an eye on, particularly for the second and third round picks.

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