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Fall Camp Countdown: Most Valuable Players For 2016 - #2 Jordan Villamin

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The #2 spot on our "Fall Camp Countdown" list goes to #13 in the Beavers' game-day program, junior wide receiver Jordan Villamin.

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With only 2 days left until Oregon State starts fall camp, we are counting down by previewing the 25 most valuable football players that will help lead the Beavers to a successful 2016 season. We'll count-down by highlighting a new player each day until fall camp starts. To follow-up from yesterday's selection of linebacker Caleb Saulo, today’s pick goes to junior wide receiver Jordan Villamin.

#2 Jordan Villamin - Wide Receiver

At 6’ 5”, 230 pounds, junior wide receiver Jordan Villamin has the natural size and athletic ability to be one of the best receivers not only in the Pac-12 but in all of college football. So, with a new quarterback to help get him the ball and a blossoming roster surrounding him, there’s a reason Villamin is the second most valuable player for Oregon State heading into Fall Camp...Villamin has the potential to have one of the biggest breakthrough campaigns in the whole country.

Despite last year’s offensive struggles as a team, which included posting 13 or less points in six different games, Villamin still managed to catch 43 passes for 660 yards and 5 touchdowns. For his Beavers career, the standout talent entering his third year in Corvallis, has now totaled 78 receptions for an astounding 1,238 yards and 11 touchdowns. He’s done all this with a program that’s in a critical transition stage, having won just seven games over the past two seasons.

For Villamin’s full potential to be reached, Oregon State will have to reach a level of offensive cohesion where alongside other talented receivers in Victor Bolden Jr., Hunter Jarmon, Timmy Hernandez and Seth Collins, the team has both consistency and big play potential. It seems that so far, head coach Gary Andersen’s plans for the team is to be less constricted offensively and play a more fluid and sideline-to-sideline style. However, those plans could change with the recent injury news of star lineman Sean Harlow. If Harlow isn’t healthy for the year, the decrease in pass blocking ability on the offensive line could hamper Villamin’s ability to be a prime-time playmaking threat on the offensive side of things.

Our "Fall Camp Countdown" continues tomorrow with the final, most valuable player for the Beavers in 2016.

The List So Far:

#2: Jordan Villamin (WR)

#3: Caleb Saulo (ILB)

#4: Sean Harlow (LT)

#5: Victor Bolden Jr. (WR)

#6: Dustin Stanton (RT)

#7: Ryan Nall (RB)

#8: Treston Decoud (CB)

#9: Devin Chappell (S)

#10: Gavin Andrews (RG)

#11: Titus Failauga (OLB)

#12: Paul Lucas (R-Back)

#13: Baker Pritchard (DE)

#14: Bright Ugwoebu (LB)

#15: Noah Togiai (H-Back)

#16: Sumner Houston (NT)

#17: Kalani Vakameilalo (DT)

#18: Phillip Napoleon (DE)

#19: Seth Collins (WR)

#20: Dwayne Williams (CB)

#21: Yanni Demogerontas (C)

#22: Tuli Wily-Matagi (TE)

#23: Manase Hungalu (LB)

#24: Elu Aydon (DT)

#25: Nick Porebski (P) / Garrett Owens (K)