BEST Program Promotes Academic Success

May 13, 2010

Corvallis, Ore. -

By Cliff Kirkpatrick, Corvallis Gazette-Times

Oregon State football coach Mike Riley has been bragging - in a good way - lately about what his players have been doing in the classroom.

That wasn't the case four years ago. The Beavers typically had a player or two ineligible when training camp opened, and frequently lost some for the season.

It was common for a large group to be technically ineligible during the winter term or at the end of spring. But summers were a mad scramble to collect credits.

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