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Once a Beaver walk-on, David Montagne, ’87, joins effort to complete Reser Stadium

Aug 8, 2022

By Siobhan Murray

Besides his family, David Montagne says the one factor that has impacted his life the most has been Oregon State. That's what has inspired his transformational gift to the Completing Reser Stadium project.

"Reser Stadium is going to be the first glimpse of Oregon State that first-years get when they arrive for orientation," he says. "It will provide a better gameday experience, and be the most functional stadium in the Pac-12. The health center that's being built as part of the stadium will not only benefit the students but the community."

Back in his sophomore year at Oregon State, Montagne decided to take a shot at mid-season football tryouts. Miraculously, he says, he made the team. He played wide receiver from 1984-86, earning a full scholarship and becoming team captain in the process.

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