April 18, 2013

Day 11 Rewind: Light Day on Prothro

Day 11 was an easier practice for the Beavers, as the team went without pads and was treated to some nice weather. It's an NCAA requirement that teams spend three practices during their spring season in shorts and helmets, and Thursday marked the third one for Oregon State.

Positional Focus: Safety

The Oregon State secondary lost Anthony Watkins to graduation, but returns its two starters in juniors Ryan Murphy and Tyrequek Zimmerman. Zimmerman has been in and out of spring practice with minor injuries, but Murphy has been a standout.

Murphy was the defensive start last year in the spring, snagging an interception or two in nearly every practice.

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