Jonathan Smith

Oregon State alum and current head coach talks Year 3, COVID and more.

Jim Rome
July 27, 2020 - 11:50 am
Jonathan Smith

USA Today


Info & Stats: Oregon State Head Coach

All Topics: Coming into Year 3 at Oregon State | Year 1 was about heavy lifting | Winning close games last season gave us confidence | Tristan Gebbia being a Calabasas, CA guy | Working with Chris Petersen for so long | Being comfortable about being uncomfortable | Playing only a PAC-12 schedule this season | Preparation for this season is challenging

July 27th 2020

All Topics: So Cal roots | Always wanting to be a football coach | Walking on at Oregon State | Playing under Mike Riley while at Oregon State | Never had a time table for being a head coach | Mike Andersen leaving Oregon State was tough on the kids | These kids have had a lot of change at Oregon State | Getting to know the kids | Chris Petersen | Petersen’s vision | First game vs. Ohio State |

Aug 30th 2018