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Meet The Oregon State Beavers Class of 2022 Signees

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With the Oregon State football team having signed their 2022 recruiting class during the early-December window, BeaversEdge gives a quick refresher on the group on NSD 2.0.

Check out all of our recruiting coverage on each of the signees below...

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Height: 6-2

Weight: 175

Committed: December 13th, 2021

The Skinny: The Beavers officially offered Mason in April, but the coaching staff had been in touch with his high school coaches several months prior. From there, Mason stayed in touch with coaches and visited Oregon State before deciding to make his commitment on his birthday, December 13th. He chose Oregon State over offers from Michigan, Colorado, Fresno State, Michigan State, Fresno State, and Nevada.

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Height: 6-0

Weight: 185

Committed: December 4th, 2021

The Skinny: After de-committing from Iowa State following a six-month pledge, Orange City (FL) defensive back Noble Thomas committed to Oregon State. The three-star defender was a big-time target for the Beavers prior to his commitment and were in his top six along with Boston College, UCONN, Mississippi State, Iowa State, and West Virginia.

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Height: 6-0

Weight: 180

Committed: November 24th, 2021

The Skinny: Defensive backs coach Blue Adams has done really well developing junior college talent, and now has another high-ability player in Cooper. Cooper is set to graduate next month and will enroll at Oregon State in January.

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Height: 6-5

Weight: 292

Committed: October 20th, 2021

The Skinny: Elu visited Corvallis in September, and after being offered by offensive line coach Jim Michalczik and the Beavers less than a week ago (Oct. 16th) Elu didn't take long to decide that OSU was the place he needed to be. Coach M played a big role in his decision.

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Height: 6-5

Weight: 220

Committed: August 22nd, 2021

The Skinny: It was a busy summer for DE commit Mathias Malaki-Donaldson, who visited Oregon State along with UNLV, Texas A&M, Baylor, LSU, and UCLA before making his decision. Oregon State won his pledge over the likes of Arizona, Arizona State, Florida State, LSU, Tennessee, Michigan State, and more.

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Height: 6-2

Weight: 205

Committed: July 29th, 2021

The Skinny: Oregon State first got in contact with Shaw during his sophomore season, but one conversation was the extent of their communication until the end of his junior season. The staff began to turn up the heat this past summer and challenged Shaw to get on campus in five days. He did, the Beavs offered, and a month later he was committed.

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Height: 6-4

Weight: 230

Committed: July 12th, 2021

The Skinny: Oregon State had been in contact with Hickle for nearly a year, and after getting on campus for a visit in June, the staff extended an offer on July 9th. Three days later, Hickle became a future Beaver. He committed to the Beavs over a long-time offer from Nevada. He has since impressed in a big way on the field, lighting up the stat sheet on both sides of the ball for Tenino.

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Height: 6-5

Weight: 225

Committed: July 9th, 2021

The Skinny: After taking the month of June to visit some of his top schools, the 6-foot-5, 225-pound pass-catcher committed to Oregon State. He chose the Beavers over offers from Michigan, Fresno State, Arizona State, Utah, Air Force, and more.

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Height: 6-5

Weight: 300

Committed: July 3rd, 2021

The Skinny: Landing Wright was big for the Beavs for many reasons. Not only was he a top defensive line target in the class, he also fills a big position of neee for the future. He chose the Beavers over offers from Arkansas, Minnesota, Liberty, Marshall, and Colorado State.

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Height: 6-5

Weight: 260

Committed: July 2nd, 2021

The Skinny: Vincic was another long-time target for Oregon State, and one they definitely had to work hard for. The relationship was built up virtually before Vincic chose OSU over the likes of Cal & Utah, which were schools he visited after his official in Corvallis.

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Height: 6-5

Weight: 250

Committed: June 29th, 2021

The Skinny: In-state prospect Jacob Strand didn’t wait too long to capitalize on his opportunity with the Beavs. Oregon State quickly became the favorite over Air Force, and he committed following an official visit in Corvallis.

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Height: 6-1

Weight: 178

Committed: June 27th, 2021

The Skinny: We first reported Oregon State's interest in Mack nearly a year ago, and it was over half a year later that he received his opportunity to play for the Beavers. After taking a visit, it was only a short amount of time before Mack pledged to the Beavs.

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Height: 6-3

Weight: 275

Committed: June 24th, 2021

The Skinny: It was a team effort for Lopez as offensive line coach Jim Michalzcik, head coach Jonathan Smith, as well as director of player personnel Darrick Yray were able to create a tight relationship with Lopez, and it only got better once he got to campus for his first official visit. After taking another official to Cal and taking some time with his family to think, Lopez made his commitment to Oregon State official.

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Height: 6-1

Weight: 190

Committed: April 30th, 2021

The Skinny: It wasn’t a full week before Throckmorton committed to Oregon State after his offer. Since then, the Beaver pledge has impressed at camps and likely would have seen a spike in his stock without an early commitment. He chose Oregon State over Florida Atlantic, Nevada, and Southern Miss.

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Height: 6-0

Weight: 220

Committed: April 12th, 2021

The Skinny: Landing a big time running back out of North Texas shortly after taking the job was a big first win for running backs coach AJ Steward. Martinez committed to the Beavs over offers from Georgia Tech , Kansas, San Diego State, and Texas State.

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Height: 6-0

Weight: 215

Committed: April 9th, 2021

The Skinny: Most people probably wouldn't have believed us if we said that Oregon State's first commit in the 2022 class would be a four-star linebacker from Florida, but that is exactly what the Beavers got with Jordan. Jordan has been committed to two other schools, but found a permanent home in Corvallis.

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