2003 first team All-Pac-10, 2002 first team All-Pac-10, 2001 second team
2000 Sporting News and College Football News Freshman All-American, played
in 2004 East-West Shrine Game
What others say:
Former Oregon State coach Dennis Erickson - "Seigler
has a tremendous feel for what is going on. He can run and he has great
Career synopsis: One of the
great trash talkers of the decade, and perhaps the program's history,
Richard Seigler had all the tools to back up his fast moving mouth. Mean, aggressive, fast and fantastic
football instincts Sielger is one of the best linebackers ever to play
As a freshman he earned Sporting News Freshman
All-American honors after making 72 tackles, good for third on the team,
and 10 pass breakups as a starter for the Fiesta Bowl team. There
was no sophomore slump for as he landed on the Pac-10's second team before
jumping to the first team for his upperclassman years.
Seigler is just one of two linebackers, the
other being Steve Brown, in school history to be named a first team
selection in back to back years.
His 356 career tackles is the fourth most
in school history while his 53 tackles for loss is third most. The
Nevada native's seven tackles for loss against Arizona State in 2001 is the
most ever in a single game in school history.
Career statistics: 356 tackles, 53
tackles for loss, seven sacks, four recovered fumbles, 17 pass breakups,