Oregon State Football Head Coach uses 21st century media in recruiting

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The growth of social media has been one of the reasons for the change in the way humans in the 21st century communicate with one another. Oregon State Beavers football head coach Mike Riley (@Coach_Riley) seems to be part of the growing social media trend.

Last Tuesday, Coach Riley tweeted that the first ever “Tweet Film Tuesday” was going into effect at Oregon State.




Unlike traditional recruiting where the team goes to find the player. The method Riley and his recruiting department are implementing give not only the team another means of recruiting, but also helps players under the recruiting radar get noticed.

In his 13th season as the head of the Beavers program, Riley has compiled an 81-67 record and holds the record for most wins in the programs history. His tenure, which is currently the 10th longest in FBS Football, has seen him coach 22 all-Americans and 28 NFL Draft Picks.

In a Pac-12 that features recruiting hot beds and traditional powers such as USC, Stanford and Oregon. Riley continues to find a way to recruit great athletes and produce winning teams on and off the field.