Beavers add California tight end to 2015 class

By EFN Staff
Published: 10/23/2014

The Oregon State Beavers are going heavy on tight ends in the 2015 recruiting class picking up their third in San Ramon High School talent Matt Snyder.

Snyder, 6’5”, 245 pounds, has an offer sheet that includes Yale, Cal, Fresno State, Idaho, Nevada, San Jose State, Utah State, New Mexico, and Colorado State.

Snyder held off on making a verbal commitment to Oregon State after officially visiting Cal on the weekend of Oct. 17. The Beavers hosted Snyder for the San Diego State game in September.

OSU’s other tight ends include Yuma Catholic’s Matt Pistone and Stevensville High School’s Jesse Sims.

Oregon State 2015 Verbal Commitment List
TE Matt Pistone, 6’4”, 230 lbs, Yuma Catholic, Yuma, Arizona
TE Matt Snyder, 6’5”, 245 lbs, San Ramon HS, San Ramon, California
TE Jesse Sims, 6’4”, 235 lbs, Stevensville HS, Stevensville, Montana
DE Hunter Mattox, 6’4”, 255 lbs, Sierra Canyon HS, Chatsworth, California
DB Treshon Broughton, 6’0”, 180 lbs, Riverside C.C., Riverside, California
DB Shalom Luani, 6’1”, 200 lbs, City College of S.F., San Francisco, California
DB Solomon Matautia, 6’2”, 210 lbs, Campbell HS, Ewa Beach, Hawaii
OL Miki Fifita, 6’5”, 260 lbs, IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida
OL Zach Lucas, 6’5”, 265 lbs, James E. Taylor HS, Katy, Texas
OL Jacob Jimenez, 6’4”, 265 lbs, Pflugerville HS, Pflugerville, Texas
OL Beau Hott, 6’3”, 270 lbs, Plano HS, Plano, Texas
QB James Pensyl, 6’6”, 205 lbs, Land O’Lakes HS, Land O’Lakes, Florida
LB Tyrin Ferguson, 6’1”, 185 lbs, Edna Karr HS, New Orleans, Louisiana
OL Blake Brandel, 6’7”, 250 lbs, Central Catholic HS, Portland, Oregon
DB Omar Hicks-Onu, 6’1”, 172 lbs, Hebron HS, Carrollton, Texas
LB Angelo Garbutt, 6’2”, 210 lbs, Hebron HS, Carrollton, Texas

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