January 31, 2009

Jefferson switches it up

While he's never set foot on the campus, and without a visit scheduled, RB Ashton Jefferson (6' 2", 195, 4.45) out of Alvin (TX) Alvin doesn't know what Oregon State looks like. But he does know what they offer. A full ride scholarship, one without grayshirt strings attached.

And that was enough for the self described "big back" out of Texas to decide to commit to the Beavers.

"I just committed without visiting," said Jefferson. "I'm looking to play in the Pac-10."

Oregon State just came onto Jefferson's radar a couple weeks ago when Head Coach Mike Riley and Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf swung by the school.

"Two weeks ago was my first time meeting those guys," said Jefferson.

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