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The DAM Mailbag: Baseball, Beaver Football’s 2023 Season, Jade Carey’s impact on OSU Gymnastics

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
May 1, 2023

It’s that time again where we crack open the Barometer Sports PO box. I read your Oregon State sports questions and I answer them in the DAM Mailbag.  Impact of Jade Carey on OSU Gymnastics recruiting?...

Defensive back Alex Austin runs the ball towards the end zone in the game against Colorado University on October 22, 2022 at Reser Stadium. Austin will be heading to the Buffalo Bills where Beaver alumni Jordan Poyer currently plays.

Oregon State defensive back Alex Austin drafted by the Buffalo Bills

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
April 30, 2023

Former Oregon State defensive back Alex Austin is headed to Buffalo after the Bills selected him with the No. 252 overall pick in the seventh of the 2023 NFL Draft on Saturday. The 6’1, 195 pound...

Tight end Luke Musgrave leaps into the air to connect on a seam route down the left sideline which resulted in a touchdown or the Beavers against Boise State on Sept. 3, 2022. Musgrave is the only Oregon State tight end who has been drafted this early in the NFL Draft.

Oregon State tight end Luke Musgrave drafted by the Green Bay Packers

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
April 29, 2023

Former Oregon State tight end Luke Musgrave is headed to Green Bay after the Packers selected him with the No. 42  overall pick in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft on Friday.  The 6’6, 249...

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Offensive holder Josh Green (left; #37) steadies the ball for kicker Atticus Sappington (#36) on April 22 at Reser Stadium. An annual spring game is held as a sendoff for Beaver Football spring practices with defense taking this year’s victory.

Beaver Defense shines in annual spring game

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
April 22, 2023

The Beaver defense won the day against the offense as the Oregon State Football team held their annual spring game on Saturday morning in front of fans inside of Reser Stadium to wrap up their spring practices.  Approximately...

DJ Uiagalelei is seen speaking with the media following a March spring practice inside of Reser Stadium. Uiagalelei is a transfer quarterback from Clemson and is a former 5-star out of California.

Beaver football looks to maintain last season’s success ahead of the 2023 football season

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
April 10, 2023

While the start of the 2023 college football season is just over six months away, the Oregon State football team has kicked off their offseason with high intensity.  On March 7, 16, and 18, Beaver...

Lineback Kyrie Fisher-Morris prepares himself for the 40-yard dash during Mondays Pro Day drills. A total of 13 Beavers made their way through the drills in front of NFL professionals.

Path to the Draft: OSU hosts annual Pro Day

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
March 14, 2023

Oregon State Football players showed that they were ready for the pros in front of NFL scouts at Oregon State’s annual pro day on Monday afternoon at Merritt Truax Indoor Center.  More than a dozen...

Andrew Chatfield Jr. pumps up the crowd at the Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium on Dec. 18. Chatfield Jr. recorded a sack and a tackle for a loss against Florida quarterback Jack Miller III.

Welcome to The DAM Mailbag: Beaver basketball, football, and the PAC-12 2023 football schedule

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
February 6, 2023

Welcome to The DAM Mailbag, this is my mailbag where I answer any questions that are on your mind about Oregon State sports. Anything that you, the reader, wanted to be answered, I will have here in this...

Oregon State University Vice President and Athletic Director Scott Barnes leads a tour of the construction of the new west side of Reser Stadium at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore, on Jan 17. Barnes is looking to improve Reser Stadium for both home and away fans.

Reser Stadium’s west side renovation separates itself from other stadiums across the nation

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
January 25, 2023

Over a year has passed since the Jan. 7, 2022 implosion of Reser Stadium shook the grounds of Corvallis, signaling a $162 million west side renovation of the new stadium. The "Completing Reser Stadium...

Head coach Jonathan Smith raises the SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl trophy after the Beavers won in the game at Allegiant Stadium on Dec. 17. Smith recently signed a $30.6 million contract that will last through the end of the 2028 season.

The Beavers 2022 college football season was remarkable, and it should be for years to come

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
January 17, 2023

With that, the 2022 college football season comes to an end. I can’t believe we made it to the end, as it feels like just yesterday the season started. I know we have spring football coming up, but...

Oregon State alumni, Jens Burks (left) and Mark Laswell (right) , are seen speaking with Daily Barometer sports writer, Ryan Harlan, on Dec. 16 in Las Vegas.

Alumni admiration: 28 years of losing football to a ten-win season

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
December 18, 2022

Oregon State fans have traveled far by plane and automobile to make it to Las Vegas, Nevada to see the Beavers play in a second consecutive bowl game.  While there are plenty of fans enjoying the bowl...

Redshirt junior wide receiver Jesiah Irish sprints up the field on a punt return during the Las Vegas Bowl against Florida on Dec. 17. Irishs longest punt return was for six yards.

Las Vegas Bowl Game with Oregon State and University of Florida: Game Recap

Ryan Harlan, Sport's Contributor
December 17, 2022

For the first time since a 2013 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl victory, the Oregon State Beavers have accomplished something they’ve not done since the 2013 football season and that is win a bowl game. The...

OSU quarterback Ben Gulbranson throwing the ball during the Las Vegas Bowl Game this Saturday.

Oregon State wins a bowl game for the first time since 2013 in dominant fashion

Ryan Harlan, Sport's Contributor
December 17, 2022

The No. 14 Oregon State Beavers secured a dominant 30-3 win over the University of Florida Gators in the Las Vegas Bowl in Allegiant Stadium on Saturday. The bowl game win has been an achievement...

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