QB Ryan Katz leaves Beavers
Oregon State backup quarterback Ryan Katz was granted his
Katz, who was projected as the starter this past season but lost
the job to redshirt freshman Sean Mannion, still has a year of
He is on schedule to graduate from Oregon State with a degree in
business finance in March. As a result, he will be eligible to play
in 2012 for any program outside the Pac-12 on the condition that he
enrolls for post-graduate studies.
Known for his strong arm, Katz played in 18 games for Oregon
State, including 14 starts. He has thrown for 19 touchdowns.