It was ball signing day for the Oregon State football team (see above). Players had 100 balls to sign that will be given away during the course of the season.
Players tried to avoid the writer’s cramp or made a big stink about it. Watching their eyes grow was pretty funny.
Senior C Alex Linnenkohl was named to watch list for the Rimington Trophy, which goes to the top center in the nation.
On a side note, OSU is still running that vote for the fourth-quarter song. Why is this song not on the list?
WR James Rodgers suffered a bruised left shoulder. He slipped an ice pack under the pads and watched the last bit of practice. Coach Mike Riley considered it minor.
Practice was cut short an hour as the Beavers are trying to heal the nagging nicks and dings. There was 20 minutes of young guys after the veterans started to leave.
QB Ryan Katz continues to bond with his offensive linemen. They had to do extra running after practice, so he ran with them. He did a good job of not leaving them behind.