May 21, 2006

California tight end drawing attention

There's no question that playing tight end at Oregon State University requires a lot of talent and dedication, so the coaching staff has always recruited prospects at that position who they feel will perfectly fit the mold.

Eric Brooks is an all-around 6-foot-1, 242-pound tight end from Monrovia, California, who has caught the eye of the staff after some nice combine performances. If he continues to shine in more events this summer, the Beavers might have to add themselves to his offer list.

"Right now, I'm just working on getting down to some combines and everything," Brooks said. "I went to the Nike Combine and the one in San Bernardino, and I thought I did pretty good at both of them. I probably did the best at the Scout combine though. Other than that, I've just been working out, trying to get stronger. Spring practice just started too."

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