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Three Beavers Recognized By Pac-12

Oct 25, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO – Oregon State running back B.J. Baylor, tight end Luke Musgrave and offensive lineman Nous Keobounnam have all been recognized by the Pac-12 in the conference's weekly awards, it was announced Monday.
Baylor is the conference's Offensive Player of the Week, Musgrave has been named Special Teams Player of the Week and Keobounnam is its Offensive Lineman of the Week.
It is the first time three Beavers have been recognized in the same week since Oct. 16, 2006 when Sammie Stroughter (offense), Derrick Doggett (defense) and Alexis Serna (special teams) were all recognized after a 27-17 win over Washington.
Baylor is the Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. He finished with 152 rushing yards against Utah, becoming the first player to hit the century mark against the Utes this season. His 68-yard rush in the second quarter is the Beavers' longest play from scrimmage this season. He also scored his 10th rushing touchdown of the season, and eighth at home.
Musgrave has been recognized by the Pac-12 for the first time in his career. The Bend native blocked a Utah punt in the third quarter. He scooped up the loose ball and ran it in for a 27-yard touchdown that put the Beavers up 28-24. The score marked the first touchdown of his career. He is the first Beaver to receive the special teams honor this season.
Keobounnam, a Portland native, has also been recognized for the first time in his career. He was part of an offensive line that paved the way for 260 rushing yards against Utah, making the Beavers the first Pac-12 team to rush for 200 or more against the Utes since 2018. Keobounnam joins fellow lineman Nathan Eldridge as Offensive Lineman of the Week selections this season.
Oregon State is back in action Saturday when visiting California in Berkeley. Kickoff is slated for 4 p.m. PT on the Pac-12 Network.
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