The Oregon State football team needs a running game after an average of 69 yards a game the last five games.
That simple statement leads into my main Thursday story in the GT. It’s the latest in the season series on what the assistant coaches do.
This one is on RB coach Chris Brasfield. He’s a first-year coach still learning the system. However, he’s having fun working with four players who get playing time.
Here’s a link to my latest oddball Q&A. It’s on the No. 5 ball carrier, Ryan McCants. A lot of folks root for McCants because he’s a senior, big, fast and overcame a knee injury.
It’s too bad he didn’t stick because he’s a great talker. As a preview, some times he listens to some head banging music, and he’s afraid of scary movies. Check out my favorite slasher star and to a classic hard-rock song for October.
Here’s a link to my notebook, leading with an update on RB Jovan Stevenson and his sore knee.