January 18, 2007
Offense or defense? Sommer talks.
Last year, Carl Sommer became Oregon State's first commitment from the Class of 2007. This past weekend, the versatile 6-foot-4, 230-pound athlete from Wilsonville High School finally made his official visit to campus. It's not as if Sommer need to reaffirm his commitment or anything - there's no question he's been one of the most vocal pledges to the Beavers since day one. But the athlete still needed to take his visit to build relationships as well as choose which path he'll take on the field.
One reason why the coaching staff had Sommer talk with both Stroughter and LaRocque was for the Wilsonville standout to get a feel for what side of the ball he'll be playing on at OSU. Sommer thinks he's got an idea.
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