CORVALLIS, Ore. -- It's that time of the year where numerous football players are dealing with lingering bumps, bruises, aches and pains of a PAC-12 football season. On Thursday, Oregon State football head coach Jonathan Smith spoke with the media. He revealed several updates on players who have either been injured or involved in COVID-19 protocols.
Running back Jermar Jefferson and outside linebacker John McCartan have returned to practice after being in quarantine due to COVID-19 protocols.
Redshirt junior David Morris was impacted by COVID-19 protocols in November, when he missed the Beavers second game of the season vs. Washington. Smith said that Morris is out for the season and will rejoin the team in January.
Running back B.J. Baylor got banged up in last week's game vs. Utah. He's been limited in practice.
Wide receivers Champ Flemings and Trevon Bradford are recovering with injuries. Smith said that Flemings is doubtful, while Bradford isn't 100 percent certain going into Saturday's game vs. Utah.
According to Smith, quarterback Tristan Gebbia had a successful surgery on his injured hamstring. His timeline of recovery is expected to take months.
Oregon State host Stanford at Reser Stadium on Saturday. Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU.