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Grading the Beavs headed into opener: Defense

Grading the Beavs headed into opener: Defense

CORVALLIS – BF.C's man on the ground produced this defensive grade sheet to shine a light on what OSU is working with on the broad scale for 2013. Will the defense destroy the competition, or are there areas of worry that could hamper the orange and black moving forward? And what about that d-tackle spot that garnered so much talk over the offseason.

PRE-SEASON POSITION GRADES Defense Defensive End: A You can coach an O-lineman to battle size, speed and swim moves, but it is a lot harder to coach and play against high-level endurance, a constant motor and ninjaquick hands. That's what the junior DE tandem bring to the table for Oregon State. There are few negatives that can be attributed to Dylan Wynn and Scott Crichton. They'll get into the...

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