January 15, 2007
BREAKING NEWS! Beavers land DB!
Every recruiting class has its sleepers, and one such prospect that the Oregon State football coaches had their eyes on for quite some time for was Brandon Hardin. The athletic 6-foot-2, 175-pound defensive back had been to Corvallis unofficially before for a camp, but made a return trip this weekend for an official visit. His time on campus had many highlights, but the best came when Hardin had a one-on-one meeting with Beavers head coach Mike Riley.
"Me and my mom went into his office, and we all sat down and talked a little bit," Hardin said. "After a while, he got a big smile on his face and said that they had a scholarship that they wanted to offer me. Me and my mom just looked at each other and I accepted it there right on the spot. I said it would be great and I would be looking forward to (coming here)."
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