Twenty-four NFL scouts visit campus
The Beavers have made 75 TFLs this season.
Beavers to Host Golden Bears in First of Three Straight at Home
No. 7 Beavers Face Dawgs at the Clink Saturday on Pac-12 Networks
No. 10 Beavers Set to Travel to BYU for Saturday Tilt on ABC
2012: Castro Masaniai (pronounced Muh-sahn-EE-eye) will look to re-establish himself as a run-stopping force in the middle of the Beavers' defense as he comes back from a season-ending broken leg ... he'll be expected to an important cog in the defensive tackle rotation (where OSU historically uses several players) and is a frontrunner to start. 2011: Castro started the first two games of the year, vs. Sacramento State and at Wisconsin and played in five total ... recorded seven tackles before suffering a broken left fibula against BYU ending his season after six games ... missed UCLA game due to violation of team rules ... registered four tackles including the first sack of his career against Sacramento State - also blocked a field goal against the Hornets. 2010: He made four tackles for the season before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury against California in game seven of the season. 2009: Lettered after playing in nine games and making four tackles, including one for loss against Portland State ... three of his four tackles came against the Vikings in the season opener with the fourth against Cincinnati. 2008: Entered OSU in January of 2008 as a greyshirt ... redshirt.
WAIPAHU: Castro was a first team all-league selection as a senior as an offensive lineman and second team as a defensive lineman ... honorable mention all-state ... helped Waipahu win its first league title in 35 years and advance to the state semifinals for the first time ... also a basketball and track standout ... part of the school's leadership council ... Waipahu assistant coach Packy Ena played at OSU from 1993-94.
PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1988 in American Somoa ... son of Mafutage and Soonafai Masaniai ... has three siblings ... has a son, Isaiah Kala'iokakai Masaniai ... majoring in sociology.