Beavers S Christian granted 6th season

The NCAA has granted Oregon State safety Steven Christian a

sixth season of eligibility.

Christian missed the 2009 and 20011 seasons at Hawaii because of

a hip injury, before transferring to Oregon State.

He played in seven games for the Beavers last season with five

tackles, an interception and a forced fumble.

Christian, a native of Sacramento, Calif., earned his bachelor’s

degree in psychology from Hawaii. He is currently in graduate

school at Oregon State.