2013 Pac-12 Media Day Preview: Oregon State Beavers
Mike Riley, 13th Year (81-67, 81-67 Career)
Became Oregon State’s all-time winningest football coach in 2012, surpassing Lon Stiner’s record of 74 from 1933-48...The longest tenured coach in the Pac-12, was the 2012 AFCA Coach of the Year...His teams have appeared in the final AP top-25 rankings in four of the last seven seasons...Has guided the Beavers to seven bowl games in the last ten years, winning five...First coach in OSU history to win more than one NCAA-sanctioned bowl game...Players have received Pac-12 All-Academic recognition 62 times over the last six years...Has developed 26 NFL draftees since his second arrival at OSU in 2003.
Brandin Cooks, WR, 5-10, 181, JR
Started all 13 games for the Beavers as a sophomore in 2012 and ranked second on the team and fourth in the Pac-12 with 1,151 receiving yards…Hauled in 67 passes, including five touchdown receptions, and his 17.18 yards per reception led the Conference…Had five 100-yard receiving games in 2012, including a career-high 175-yard effort against UCLA…Played in all 12 games as a true freshman in 2011 with three starts, becoming the first OSU true freshman to start a game since 1996…Recorded 31 receptions for 391 yards and three touchdowns (tied for the team lead). He averaged 12.6 yards per catch, a team high among players with at least 10 receptions.
Rashaad Reynolds, DB, 5-11, 189, RS SR
Starting cornerback as a redshirt junior for the Beavers in 2012...75 tackles (54 solo) and three interceptions (46 yards) ranked second on the team...As a redshirt junior in 2011, started all 12 games at cornerback, notching 68 tackles, good for 5th-best on the team...Registered three games with 10 or more tackles, including a career-high 14 against BYU...Saw action in 12 games in redshirt freshman season in 2010, collecting 14 total tackles on the year, co-leading the team with 12 on special teams.