Skipper returning with the Hornets.Byline: Bob Rodman The Register-Guard
The Skipper connection is going to plug itself into Thursday's Oregon State-Sacramento State football game at Reser Stadium History and use
The stadium was built in 1953 and named in honor of Portland businessman Charles T. Parker, who played a significant role in the initial fundraising. The stadium was renamed in 1999 to honor one of the school's major athletic donors, the Reser family, owners of in Corvallis.
On the Sacramento State coaching staff is Tim Skipper, a former all-Western Athletic Conference An athletic conference is a collection of sports teams, playing competitively against each other at the collegiate or high school level. In many cases conferences are subdivided into smaller and smaller divisions, with the best teams competing at successively higher levels. linebacker at Fresno State.
Tim Skipper, an assistant in charge of defensive backs for the Hornets, is the brother of Kelly Skipper, the one-time Churchill High School football star in Eugene.
Kelly Skipper, now the running backs coach at Washington State, was the offensive coordinator An offensive coordinator typically refers to the coach on a football team in the National Football League or College football who is in charge of the offense. This position aids the head coach by designing and scripting plays, delegating work to offensive position coaches during at UCLA UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
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UCLA University of Carrollton, TX and Lower Addison, TX in 2001 and was an assistant at Fresno State - his alma mater - for nine years. He was an all-Big West Conference running back as a senior at Fresno. His position coach was new Sacramento State coach Steve Mooshagian.
Tim and Kelly are the sons of Jim Skipper, currently an assistant coach in charge of running backs with the NFL's Carolina Panthers
Jim Skipper came close to being hired as the Sacramento State head football coach last winter. Mooshagian, an assistant coach with the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals with college coaching stops at Pittsburgh, Nevada and Fresno State, got the job.
From Beaver to buzz
Josh Farrell, a 5-11, 200-pound sophomore tailback, spent two years at Oregon State before transferring to Sacramento State after last season.
A redshirt in 2001, Farrell played in all 13 of OSU's games in 2002 and currently is a backup to the Hornets' starting tailback, Tyrone Gross.
"Josh has given us good insight on the (OSU (Open Source UNIX) Refers to the Unix variants that are maintained as open source, which were primarily BSD Unix and Linux until Sun made its Solaris operating system open source in 2005. ) personnel," Mooshagian said, "and I think he's pretty anxious to play."
Off injured list
Jason Fyda, a 6-foot-3, 278-pound sophomore center from Corona, Calif., who sustained a neck injury during OSU's fall camp, has recovered and returned to his No. 2 position on the depth chart.
Oregon State officials said on Tuesday that approximately 1,200 reserved-seat tickets - at $33 each - remain for Thursday 7 p.m. season opener against Sacramento State.
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