Careers & Jobs
Real Estate & Rentals
Full MSN Index
Ryan Katz seeks and is granted release
the staff of BF.C
Posted Nov 27, 2011
OSU ANNOUNCED on Sunday that quarterback Ryan Katz has requested and been granted a release so that he can transfer to play football at another university outside the Pac-12.
, who recently completed his redshirt junior season, is on track to graduate from OSU in March with a degree in business finance.
As such, Katz will have the opportunity to become immediately eligible to play the 2012 season at any institution outside the Pac-12 Conference provided that he is pursuing post-graduate studies during his senior season.
Katz in effect lost his starting QB job after the first half of the Sac State game to
. Katz started the next week but Mannion came in almost immediately and played the entire game. From that point on, Mannion was officially installed as the Beavs' starter.
Katz graduated from Santa Monica (Cal.) High School in March of 2008 and arrived on the OSU campus in time for spring practice of that season.
“After discussing this issue with my family I have decided to seek other academic and athletic opportunities,” Katz said. “I have been granted my release from Oregon State and I plan to transfer as a graduate student with one year of eligibility remaining. I have considered Corvallis home for the past four years and it's been filled with many experiences and life lessons. I want to thank all my supporters and I look forward to writing the next chapter of my story.”
Katz played in 18 games for his OSU career, starting 14 contests. He completed 239 of 406 pass attempts for 2,722 yards and 19 touchdowns.
“I want to thank Ryan for his contributions at Oregon State and he leaves our school with my utmost respect,”
said. “Everybody associated with the Oregon State football program wishes him great success in his future endeavors.”
Riley calls 2011 results unacceptable
Nov 28, 2011
BF.C KEYS: The Civil War
Nov 23, 2011
Beavs try to come to terms with loss
Dec 8, 2011
2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook
with an annual Total Access Pass
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BeaverFootball.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a
list of all Team Newsletters
Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to
View My HotList
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to
Football > Alabama > Alumni
Football > Corvallis HS > Alumni
Football > Santa Monica HS > Alumni
View My HotList
Copyright © 2014 Scout.com.
All rights reserved.
Terms of Service
Junior College Football
Advertise on MSN
About our ads
© 2014 Microsoft