Joel Skotte, a 6'2", 225 lb. LB from Mt. View High in Bend, OR, has verbally comitted to attend Oregon St.
Skotte is rated a 3 star recruit by both Scout.com and Rivals.com, and has 4.6 speed in the 40 yard dash. He also bench presses 300 lbs., and squats 450, lbs., in the weight room.
Skotte selected the Beavers over offers from Boise St., Idaho, Air Force, and San Diego St., and becomes the 11th. member of the 2012 Oregon St. recruiting class, and the third from the state of Oregon.
Skotte was a key factor in Mt. View's 2010 Intermountain League championship team, which went unbeaten until they reached the Oregon 5A Semi-Finals.