March 23, 2009

Redshirt Review: Geno Munoz

With the graduation of Sammie Stroughter and Shane Morales, the Oregon State coaches will be looking long and hard at the wide receivers this spring. Veterans like Darrell Catchings and Casey Kjos will surely be in the mix, but a group of redshirt freshmen including Kevan Walker, Geno Munoz and Jordan Bishop also look to be in the mix as well. After having a strong year on the scout team, Munoz is looking forward to showing the staff what he can do when spring camp opens on March 30.

"He has been playing X receiver, but we may move him to the slot to compete with Casey Kjos," said offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf recently. "Geno had a really strong bowl practice week and he's really come along."

A year on the scout team has taught Munoz a great deal, and he has received help from not only the coaches, but the players as well.

"I would have to say my route running," Munoz said when asked about his greatest improvement over the year. "I feel that I can come off the line a lot faster now and get out of my breaks a lot quicker."

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