Report: Beavers to hire former QB away from Huskies as head football coach
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The quarterback who helped lead Oregon State to an 11-1 record and a victory in the Fiesta Bowl in 2000 may return as head coach of the Beaver football team, the Oregonian/OregonLive reports.
Jonathan Smith quarterbacked for the Beavers from 1999 to 2001.
The 38-year-old is currently co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach of the University of Washington Huskies. He's been with the Huskies since 2014.
Oregon State officials responded to local press inquiries with no comment - but added that the athletic department planned a press conference on Thursday.
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