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OSU SPRING PREVIEW: The Linebackers

JOEL SKOTTE

CORVALLIS -- Oregon State marches into spring ball with two linebacker spots comfortably filled by D.J. Alexander and Michael Doctor - veterans of the Beavs impressive 9-4 run in 2012. Depth? Not much of a concern here. But in light of that silly little thing called graduation, Feti Unga left the MIK spot wide open for 2013 – or did he?

The Good The thing is, currently there does not seem to be much question as to who will fill the void left by Feti Unga in the middle of the tackle box. Joel Skotte, a 6-2, 235 soon-to-be sophomore out of Bend is my candidate for that gig, hands down. Skotte saw game time as a true freshman – all 13 games worth of it. Sure, he only notched four solo tackles, three of them against Nicholls State...

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