List of Oregon State University athletes

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This list of Oregon State University athletes includes graduates, non-graduate former students and current students of Oregon State University who are notable for their achievements within athletics, sometimes before or after their time at Oregon State. Other alumni can be found in the list of Oregon State University alumni; notable administration, faculty, and staff can be found on the list of Oregon State University faculty and staff. All intercollegiate sports teams at Oregon State are called the Oregon State Beavers.

Baseball[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Scott Anderson 1981–1984 Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher in 1987, 1990, and 1995 [1][2]
Andy Baldwin 2003–2004 Minor league pitcher for the Rochester Red Wings [1]
Brian Barden 2000–2002 MLB infielder, 2007–2010; current Nippon Professional Baseball infielder for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp [1][2]
Lute Barnes 1967–1969 MLB player, 1972–1973 [1][2]
Darwin Barney 2005–2007 MLB second baseman for the Chicago Cubs [1][2]
Bob Beall 1968–1970 MLB player in 1975, 1978–1980 [1][2]
Dallas Buck 2004–2005 Minor league pitcher for the Carolina Mudcats [1][3]
Jamie Burke 1992–1993 MLB player in 2001, 2003–2005, and 2007–2010 [1][2]
Mitch Canham 2004–2007 Minor league catcher for the Midland RockHounds [1]
Ed Coleman 1924 MLB outfielder, 1932–1936 [1][2]
Ralph Coleman 1918 Oregon State Beavers baseball head coach, 1923–1928, 1930–1931, and 1938–1966 [1]
Jeff Doyle 1975–1977 MLB second baseman in 1983 [1][2]
Glenn Elliott 1940–1942 MLB pitcher, 1947–1949 [1][2]
Ellsbury, JacobyJacoby Ellsbury 2003–2005 MLB outfielder for the New York Yankees; MLB champion with the Boston Red Sox in 2007 and 2013; 2011 MLB All-Star; first Native American of Navajo descent to reach the Major Leagues [1][2][4]
Ken Forsch 1967–1968 MLB pitcher, 1970–1986; two-time MLB All-Star [1][2]
Cole Gillespie 2004–2006 MLB outfielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks [1][2]
Kevin Gunderson 2004–2006 Minor league pitcher for the Frisco RoughRiders [1][5]
Don Johnson 1932 MLB player, 1943–1948; two-time MLB All-Star [1][2]
Eddie Kunz 2005–2007 MLB pitcher for the San Diego Padres [1][2]
John Leovich 1940 MLB catcher in 1941 [1][2]
Steve Lyons 1979–1981 MLB player, 1985–1993; current television sportscaster [1][2]
Mark McLemore 2000–2002 MLB pitcher in 2007 [1][2]
Jonah Nickerson 2004–2006 2006 College World Series Most Outstanding Player; current Minor league pitcher for the Erie SeaWolves [1][6]
Jorge Reyes 2007–2009 2007 College World Series Most Outstanding Player; current Minor league pitcher for the San Antonio Missions [1]
Wes Schulmerich 1925–1927 MLB outfielder, 1931–1934 [1][2]
Mike Stutes 2005–2008 MLB pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies [1][2]
Mike Thurman 1992–1994 MLB pitcher, 1997–2002 [1][2][7]
Chris Wakeland 1995–1996 MLB right fielder in 2001 [1][2]
Jim Wilson 1980–1982 MLB player in 1985, 1989 [1][2]
Trevor Wilson 1985[8] MLB pitcher, 1988–1993, 1995, 1998 [9]
Bob Wolcott 2005–?[8] MLB pitcher, 1995–1999 [10]

Basketball[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Brent Barry 1990–1995 NBA shooting guard for the San Antonio Spurs; 1996 Slam Dunk Contest winner; 2005 and 2007 NBA champion [11][12]
Vic Bartolome 1967–1970 NBA center, 1971–1972 [11][13]
Lew Beck  ?–1947 1948 Summer Olympics gold medalist as a member of the United States men's national basketball team [7][14]
Corey Benjamin 1996–1998 NBA guard, 1998–2003 [11][15]
Ricky Berry 1983–1984 NBA power forward, 1988–1989 [16]
Ray Blume 1977–1981 NBA guard, 1981–1982 [11][17]
Fred Boyd 1969–1972 NBA guard, 1972–1978 [18]
Jay Carty 1959–1962 NBA power forward, 1968–1969 [11][19]
Lester Conner 1980–1982 NBA point guard, 1982–1995 [7][11][20]
Jared Cunningham 2009–2012 2011–12 All-Pac-12 First Team selection [21]
Counts, MelMel Counts 1961–1964 NBA center, 1964–1976; 1965 and 1966 NBA champion; 1960 Summer Olympics gold medalist as a member of the United States men's national team, a squad inducted as a unit to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame [7][11][14][22]
Chelle Flamoe 1986–1989 Former member of the United States women's national basketball team [23]
Gary Freeman 1967–1970 NBA power forward, 1970–1971 [11][24]
Dave Gambee 1955–1958 NBA small forward, 1958–1970; 1967 NBA champion [11][25]
Slats Gill 1920–1924 Former head coach of the Oregon State Beavers baseball and men's basketball teams;Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member [26]
A. C. Green 1981–1985 NBA power forward, 1985–2001; one-time NBA All-Star; 1987, 1988, and 2000 NBA champion; holds the NBA record for consecutive games played, at 1,192 [7][11][27]
Swede Halbrook 1953–1956 NBA center, 1960–1962 [7][11]
Scott Haskin 1988–1993 NBA power forward, 1993–1994 [11][28]
Jim Jarvis 1962–1965 NBA guard, 1967–1969 [11][29]
Steve Johnson 1976–1981 NBA center, 1981–1991; holds the NCAA men's basketball records for career field goal percentage, single season field goal percentage, and field goal percentage as a junior and senior, and is tied for the single game field goal percentage record (12+ field goals attempted) [7][11]
Tanja Kostic 1992–1996 Consensus All-American as a member of the Oregon State Beavers women's basketball team in 1996 and Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) Player of the Year in 1995 and 1996 [23]
John Mandic 1939–1942 NBA small forward, 1948–1950 [11]
Carol Menken-Schaudt 1978–1981 1984 Summer Olympics gold medalist as a member of the United States women's national basketball team [7][14][23]
José Ortiz 1985–1987 NBA power forward, 1988–1990; former member of the Puerto Rico national basketball team [11]
Gary Payton 1986–1990 NBA point guard, 1990–2007; nine-time NBA All-Star; two-time All-NBA First Team member; 2006 NBA champion; 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics gold medalist as a member of the United States men's national basketball team; Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member [7][11][14]
Loy Petersen 1965–1968 NBA guard, 1968–1970 [11]
Mark Radford 1977–1981 NBA guard, 1981–1983 [11]
Felicia Ragland 1998–2002 WNBA player, 2002–2005 [23]
Red Rocha 1944–1947 NBA center, 1947–1957; two-time NBA All-Star; 1955 NBA champion; former head coach of the Detroit Pistons and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors men's basketball team [11]
Lonnie Shelton 1973–1973 NBA small forward, 1976–1986; 1979 NBA champion [11]
Charlie Sitton 1980–1984 NBA small forward, 1984–1985 [11]

Football (American)[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Al Afalava 2005–2008 NFL safety for the Indianapolis Colts [30]
James Allen 1998–2001 National Football League (NFL) linebacker for the New Orleans Saints [30][31]
Derek Anderson 2001–2004 NFL quarterback for the Carolina Panthers and one-time Pro Bowler [30]
Fred Anderson 1973–1975 NFL defensive lineman, 1978–1982 [30][31]
Juddy Ash 1918, 1922 NFL guard in 1926 [30][31]
Bill Austin 1945–1948 NFL player, 1949–1950, 1953–1957; former head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins [30][31]
Sam Baker 1950–1952 NFL player in 1953, 1956–1969 [30][31]
Terry Baker 1960–1962 1962 Heisman Trophy winner; 1962 Maxwell Award winner; 1962 Sportsman of the Year; NFL player, 1963–1965; College Football Hall of Fame member [7][30][31]
Nick Barnett 1999–2002 NFL linebacker for the Green Bay Packers [30][31]
Ted Bates 1956–1958 NFL linebacker, 1959–1962; AFL player in 1963 [30][31]
Gil Bergerson 1930–1931 NFL player, 1932–1936 [30][31]
Yvenson Bernard 2005—2007 Running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers; 6th on the list of most rushing yards in Pac-10 history [30]
Johnny Blancone 1931–1933 NFL running back in 1936 [30][31]
Dennis Boyd 1973–1976 NFL lineman, 1977–1979, 1981–1982 [30][31]
Jerome Boyd 1981–1982 NFL linebacker in 1983 [30][31]
Darrick Brilz 1983–1986 NFL offensive lineman, 1987–1998 [30][31]
Brandon Browner 2003–2004 NFL cornerback in 2005; current New England Patriot [30]
Matt Bryant NFL placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons [31]
Mike Burke NFL player in 1974 [31]
Vern Burke 1962–1963 NFL tight end, 1965–1967 [30][31]
Victor Butler 2005–2008 Linebacker for the New Orleans Saints [30][31]
Reggie Bynum 1982–1985 NFL wide receiver in 1987 [30][31]
John Cadwell 1959 AFL offensive guard in 1961 [30][31]
Zuck Carlson 1926–1928 NFL player, 1929–1936 [30][31]
Ken Carpenter 1946–1949 1955 Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy winner; 1955 Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy winner; NFL player, 1950–1953; CFL player 1954–1959; AFL player in 1960 [30][31]
Pat Chaffey 1986, 1988–1989 NFL running back, 1991–1993 [30][31]
Herman Clark 1949–1951 NFL player in 1952, 1954–1957 [30][31]
Jim Clark 1949–1951 NFL player, 1952–1953 [30][31]
George Conn 1916 NFL running back in 1920 [30][31]
José Cortéz 1997–1998 NFL placekicker, 1999–2006 [30][31]
Rick Cunningham NFL player in 1990, 1992–1998 [31]
Herschel Currie 1992–1993 NFL cornerback in 1994 [30][31]
Kyle DeVan 2004–2007 Offensive lineman for the Indianapolis Colts [30][31]
John Didion 1966–1968 NFL player, 1969–1974 [30][31]
Ken Dow 1938–1940 NFL running back in 1941 [30][31]
Don Durdan 1939–1941 All-America Football Conference player, 1946–1947 [30][31]
Ron East 1964–1965 NFL defensive lineman, 1967–1973, 1975–1977 [30][31]
Scott Eaton 1966 NFL player, 1967–1971 [30][31]
Dwan Edwards 2000–2003 NFL defensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens [30][31]
Keith Ellison 2004–2005 NFL linebacker for the Buffalo Bills [30]
Bill Enyart 1966–1968 AFL player in 1969; NFL player, 1970–1971 [30][31]
David Etherly NFL cornerback in 1987 [31]
Tim Euhus 2000–2003 NFL tight end, 2004–2006 [30][31]
Paul Evensen 1942, 1946–1947 AAFC guard in 1948 [30][31]
Harry Field 1932–1933 NFL tackle, 1934–1936 [30][31]
Roman Fortin 1985 NFL player, 1991–2000 [30][31]
Joe Francis 1955–1957 NFL quarterback, 1958–1959 [30][31]
Red Franklin 1932–1934 NFL running back, 1935–1937 [30][31]
Rocky Freitas 1964, 1966 NFL offensive lineman, 1968–1978 [30][31]
Jack Gotta 1951–1952 CFL tight end, 1957–1964; head coach of the Ottawa Rough Riders [30]
DeLawrence Grant 1999–2000 NFL defensive end, 2001–2005 [30][31]
Bill Gray 1942–1946 NFL guard, 1947–1948 [30][31]
David Gray NFL cornerback in 1979 [31]
Quentin Greenough 1940–1941 Former center for the Oregon State Beavers football team; 1941 All-American [30]
Bob Grim 1964–1966 NFL player, 1967–1977; one-time Pro Bowler [30][31]
Harry Gunner 1966–1967 AFL player, 1968–1969; NFL player in 1970 [30][31]
Johnny Hackenbruck 1937–1939 NFL tackle in 1940 [30][31]
Bill Halverson 1930–1941 NFL tackle in 1942 [30][31]
Connor Hamlett 2010–2014 NFL tight end
Craig Hanneman 1968–1970 NFL defensive lineman, 1972–1975 [30][31]
Jeff Hart 1972–1974 NFL player, 1975–1976, 1979–1983 [30][31]
Mike Hass 2002–2005 2005 Fred Biletnikoff Award winner [30]
Armon Hatcher 1995–1998 NFL defensive back in 2000 [30][31]
Ron Heller 1981, 1983–1985 NFL tight end, 1987–1990, 1992 [30][31]
Doug Hogland 1950–1952 NFL player, 1953–1958 [30][31]
Bob Horn 1973–1975 NFL linebacker, 1976–1983 [30][31]
Clark Hoss 1969–1971 NFL tight end in 1972 [30][31]
T. J. Houshmandzadeh 1999–2000 NFL wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders and one-time Pro Bowler [30][31]
David Howard 1979 NFL linebacker, 1985–1992 [30][31]
Brandon Hughes 2005–2008 Cornerback for the San Diego Chargers [30][31]
Hank Hughes 1928–1930 NFL player in 1932 [30][31]
Jonathan Jackson 1996–1999 NFL linebacker in 2001 [30][31]
LaDairis Jackson 1999–2000 NFL defensive end, 2002–2003 [30][31]
Steven Jackson 2001–2003 NFL running back for the Atlanta Falcons; one-time Pro Bowler [30][31]
Kerry Justin 1976–1977 NFL cornerback, 1978–1983, 1986–1987 [30][31]
Alai Kalaniuvalu 1992–1993 NFL offensive lineman, 1994–1996 [30]
Carl Keever 1980 NFL linebacker in 1987 [30][31]
Aaron Koch 1996–1999 NFL offensive lineman, 2000–2001 [30][31]
Adam Koets 2003–2006 NFL offensive tackle for the New York Giants [30]
Rich Koeper 1962–1964 NFL offensive tackle in 1966 [30][31]
Elmer Kolberg 1935–1937 NFL player, 1939–1941 [30][31]
Gerard Lawson 2004–2007 NFL cornerback [30][31]
James Lee 2001–2002 NFL defensive tackle in 2004 and current NFL Europa player for the Amsterdam Admirals [30][31]
Keenan Lewis 2005–2008 Cornerback for the New Orleans Saints [30][31]
Andy Levitre 2005–2008 Offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills [30][31]
Paul Lowe 1956, 1958 AFL running back, 1960–1969; two-time AFL All-Star; 1965 AFL MVP; member of the AFL All-Time Team [30][31]
Dave Mann 1951 NFL running back, 1955–1957 [30][31]
Amos Marsh 1959–1960 NFL player, 1961–1967 [30][31]
Frank Marsh  ?-1963 AFL defensive back in 1967 [31]
Chuck Marshall 1958–1960 AFL cornerback in 1962 [30][31]
Greg Marshall 1975–1977 NFL defensive tackle in 1978 [30][31]
Pellom McDaniels 1987–1989 NFL defensive lineman, 1993–1999 [30][31]
Bill McKalip 1928–1930 NFL player, 1932–1932, 1934, 1936 [30][31]
Gabe Miller 2007–2010 NFL defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs [30]
John Misko 1978 NFL punter, 1982–1984, 1987 [30][31]
Harold Moe 1930–1932 NFL player in 1933 [30][31]
Dave Montagne 1984–1986 NFL wide receiver in 1987 [30][31]
Matt Moore 2005–2006 NFL quarterback for the Miami Dolphins [30]
Rob Nairne 1974–1976 NFL linebacker, 1977–1983 [30][31]
Bill Nelson 1967–1969 NFL defensive tackle, 1971–1975 [30][31]
Calvin Nicholson 1987–1988 NFL cornerback in 1989, 1991 [30][31]
Doug Nienhuis 2001–2004 NFL tackle for the Denver Broncos [30][31]
Slade Norris 2005–2008 Linebacker for the Oakland Raiders [30][31]
Tom Oberg AFL defensive back, 1968–1969 [31]
Chad Ochocinco 2000 NFL wide receiver for the New England Patriots; five-time Pro Bowler [30][31]
Don Odegard 1985–1987 NFL cornerback, 1990–1991 [30][31]
Ted Ossowski 1941–1942, 1946 AAFC tackle in 1947 [30][31]
Stephen Paea 2008–2010 NFL defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears [30]
Hal Pangle 1932–1934 NFL player, 1935–1938 [30][31]
Sam Paulescu 2004–2006 NFL punter [30]
Dainard Paulson 1958–1959 AFL defensive back, 1961–1966 [30][31]
Joe Phillips 1982 NFL defensive lineman, 1986–1999 [30][31]
Sabby Piscitelli 2003–2006 Safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers [30][31]
Jonathan Pollard 2001–2004 NFL Europa linebacker for the Cologne Centurions [30]
Steve Preece 1966–1968 NFL defensive back, 1969–1977 [30][31]
Hal Puddy 1945–1947 AAFC tackle in 1948 [30][31]
Frank Ramsey 1935–1937 NFL player in 1945 [30][31]
Rocky Rasley 1967–1968 NFL guard, 1969–1970, 1972–1976 [30][31]
Jarvis Redwine 1976 NFL running back, 1981–1983 [30][31]
Hank Rivera 1960–1961 AFL defensive back, 1962–1963 [30][31]
Terrell Roberts 1999–2002 NFL cornerback, 2003–2004 [30][31]
Jacquizz Rodgers 2008–2010 NFL running back for the Atlanta Falcons [30]
Steve Rogers NFL offensive tackle in 1987 [31]
Reggie Rust 1930–1931 NFL player in 1932 [30][31]
Don Samuel 1946–1948 NFL running back, 1949–1950 [30][31]
Roy Schuening 2004–2007 Offensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders [30][31]
Elbie Schultz 1937–1939 NFL player, 1940–1947 [30][31]
Ade Schwammel 1931–1933 NFL player, 1934–1936, 1943–1944 [30][31]
Lew Scott 1964–1965 AFL defensive back in 1966 [30][31]
Vic Sears 1938–1940 NFL player, 1941–1943, 1945–1953; member of the NFL 1940s All-Decade Team [30][31]
Richard Seigler 2000–2003 NFL linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers [30][31]
Alexis Serna 2004— 2005 Lou Groza Award winner; current placekicker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers [30]
Ken Simonton 1998–2001 NFL running back in 2003 [30][31]
Jim Stinnette 1957–1959 AFL player, 1961–1962 [30][31]
Sammie Stroughter 2004–2008 Wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers [30][31]
George Svendsen NFL center, 1935–1937, 1940–1941; member of the NFL 1930s All-Decade Team [31]
Bill Swancutt 2001–2004 NFL defensive end for the Detroit Lions [30][31]
Brian Taylor 1987–1988 NFL player in 1989, 1991 [30][31]
Kenny Taylor 1981–1984 NFL cornerback, 1985–1986 [30][31]
Aaron Thomas 1958–1960 NFL player, 1961–1970 [30][31]
Robb Thomas 1985–1988 NFL wide receiver, 1989–1998 [30][31]
Reggie Tongue 1992–1995 NFL defensive back, 1996–2005 [30][31]
John Tsoutsouvas 1938–1939 NFL player in 1940 [30][31]
Esera Tuaolo 1987–1990 NFL defensive tackle, 1991–1999 [30][31]
F. Wayne Valley  ?–1936 Founder and principal owner of the Oakland Raiders; former President of the AFL [7][30]
Skip Vanderbundt 1965–1967 NFL linebacker, 1969–1978 [30][31]
Dallas Ward 1924–1926 Former head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes football team [30]
Dennis Weathersby 1999–2002 NFL cornerback in 2003 [30][31]
Joe Wendlick 1936–1938 NFL player, 1940–1941 [30][31]
Lloyd Wickett 1940–1942 NFL tackle in 1943, 1946 [30][31]
Erik Wilhelm 1985–1988 NFL quarterback, 1989–1991, 1993–1994, 1996 [30][31]
Jerry Wilkinson 1975–1978 NFL defensive end, 1979–1980 [30][31]
Aric Williams 2001–2004 NFL Europa cornerback for the Cologne Centurions; Arena Football League player for the Philadelphia Soul [30]
Len Younce 1938–1940 NFL guard in 1941, 1943–1944, 1946–1948; member of the NFL 1940s All-Decade Team [30][31]

Football coaching[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Riley, MikeMike Riley 1997-1998, 2003–2014 Former Oregon State Football Coach [7][30]
Brooks, RichRich Brooks 1959–1964 1994 Paul "Bear" Bryant Award winner; 1996 Home Depot Coach of the Year; former Oregon State assistant coach; former head coach of the St. Louis Rams, the University of Oregon, and University of Kentucky [7][30][32]
Lewis, OsiaOsia Lewis  ?–1986 Current defensive coordinator for San Diego State University football [33]
Mendenhall, BroncoBronco Mendenhall 1986–1987 Former Oregon State Beavers football assistant coach, former head football coach at Brigham Young University, current head football coach at University of Virginia [30][34]
Riddle, KentKent Riddle  ?–1991 Current tight ends coach at the University of Colorado [35]
Sams, DougDoug Sams  ?–1978 Current offensive line coach at Stanford University [36]
Smith, JonathanJonathan Smith 1998–2001 Current offensive coordinator at the University of Washington [30][37]

Soccer[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Robbie Findley 2003–2006 Major League Soccer (MLS) striker for Real Salt Lake [38]
Alan Gordon 2002–2003 Major League Soccer (MLS) striker for the Los Angeles Galaxy [38]
Greg Howes 1998–1999 Major Indoor Soccer League striker for the Milwaukee Wave [38]
Ryan Johnson 2002–2005 Major League Soccer (MLS) striker for the Henan Jianye [38]
Danny Mwanga 2008–2009 Major League Soccer (MLS) striker for the Colorado Rapids
Jodie Taylor 2004–2007 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) striker for the Washington Spirit [39]
Courtney Wetzel 2007–2010 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) midfielder for the Portland Thorns [40]

Swimming and diving[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
David Fall 1924 Summer Olympics silver medalist in high diving [14]
Louis Kuehn 1920 Summer Olympics gold medalist in springboard diving [14]
Clarence Pinkston 1920 Summer Olympics gold medalist in platform diving [14]
Birte Steven 2004 Summer Olympics participant in the 200m breaststroke for the German national team; five-time NCAA All-American

Track and field[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Dick Fosbury  ?–1968 1968 Summer Olympics gold medalist in the high jump; creator of the Fosbury Flop [7][14]
Cynthia Greiner Participant in the 1984, 1988, and 1992 Summer Olympics in the heptathlon
Joni Huntley  ?–1975 1984 Summer Olympics bronze medalist in the high jump [7][14]
Forrest Smithson  ?–1908 1908 Summer Olympics gold medalist in the 110m hurdles [7][14]
Kathy Weston 1976 Summer Olympics participant

Winter sports[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Jill Bakken 1996 2002 Winter Olympics gold medalist in the two-woman bobsleigh [41][42]
Joe Runyan  ?–1970 1989 Iditarod winner [7]
Jean Saubert  ?–1964 1964 Winter Olympics silver and bronze medalist in skiing [7][14]

Wrestling[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Nathan Coy All-American wrestler; current mixed martial artist for Bellator Fighting Championship [43]
Les Gutches 1993–1996 Two-time NCAA champion, 1998 Goodwill Games gold medal winner, the Freestyle World Champion at the 1997 World Championships, and United States 1996 Olympic wrestling Team member [44]
Dan Hicks Two-time NCAA Champion; current coach of the Cal State Fullerton Titans [44]
Len Kauffman 1963–1965 Member of the 1966 United States World Championship wrestling team; placed second in the 1964 and 1966 Greco-Roman National Championships [44]
Jeff Monson Attended Wrestler; two-time gold medalist ('99 and '05), ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships; current mixed martial artist, formerly for the Ultimate Fighting Championship [45]
Chester Newton 1926 1924 Summer Olympics silver medalist [14][44]
Robin Reed 1923–1924 1924 Summer Olympics gold medalist; former head coach of the Oregon State Beavers wrestling team; National Wrestling Hall of Fame member [7][14][44]
Greg Strobel 1971–1974 Two-time NCAA champion; current head wrestling coach at Lehigh University [44]
Oscar Wood Three-time NCAA All-American; former Olympian [44]

Multi-sport[edit]

Name Attended Notability Reference
Jess Lewis 1966–1970 NFL linebacker in 1970 and NCAA heavyweight champion in wrestling in 1969 and 1970. [30][31][44]
Howard Maple 1927–1929 NFL player in 1930 and MLB catcher in 1932 [1][2][30][31]

Legend[edit]

  Only represents years of which individual was a letterman for one of the university's athletic teams; may have attended additional years
  Individual is both an Oregon State University alumni and a current or former faculty member

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