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Allison and Vince Cendejas make their appearance at the tailgate party. Allison is seen hugging Helen Koets. Daughter Amber Koets is to the right of the back of Allison's head. Vince Cendejas is seen to the left of Helen. Koets' head. Mr. Russel Koets is wearing the orange sun visor.
Left to Right:   "Jack" of the Coast Guard; Helen Koets; Vince Cendejas; Russell Koets;
Amber Koets; Allison Cendejas
Bob De Carolis, OSU Athletic Director; Alan "Tailgater #1" Lubke, ; and Tom Greerty, OSU Alum from Martinzez, CA.  E-mail:   Bob.decarolis@orst.edu


Adam Koets
2004: Koets (Coats) has an excellent chance to be the starter for the 2004 season at left tackle…played behind Brian Kilkenny last season…expected to make big strides and become another in a growing list of outstanding linemen at OSU…was slowed by an ankle injury during spring drills.

2003: Adam played in five games, including three conference contests (ASU, Arizona, Stanford) and the Las Vegas Bowl…his spring performance in 2003 moved him up the depth chart to number two for the entire season.

2002: Redshirt.

FOOTHILL: Adam lettered three years in football for head coach Doug Case…started three years as a defensive end and his senior season as a left tackle on offense…first team All-Century League on offense his final season and a three-time all-league selection on defense…Century League Defensive Lineman of the Year twice…second team All-Orange County and first team All-CIF Division VI on offense as a senior…for his defensive career he had 229 tackles and 16 quarterback sacks.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Ana, California…son of Russell and Helen Koets…Russell is a vice president in sales and marketing and Helen is a retired teacher…has a brother, Jeffrey, and a sister, Amber…graduated from Foothill with a 3.90 cumulative GPA…Foothill's Scholar Athlete of the Year as a senior…National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award…his uncle, Dr. Richard Bultman, played tennis at Michigan…Jevon Kearse is his favorite athlete…selected OSU because of the "great football program and the educational opportunities"…majoring in international business.
You can tell they are from the Koets family by their name and number on the back of their shirt.
Visitors seats were at the bowl end zone.
Helen Koets led the cheering for the Oregon State Beavers.

Dwight Wright puts the ball into the end zone on a 43-yard touchdown reception as Stanford free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe (21) attempts a tackle in the first half. Receiver Evan Moore pulls down a touchdown pass in the second half.
Chances for a bowl game were on the line. Oregon State will be in a Bowl if they beat the Oregon Ducks.
Waiting at the bus for Adam to come from the locker room. Bus with players was escorted by CHP to SFO for departure.


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Who won the game? Oregon State beat Stanford in a thriller, 24 - 19.
http://osubeavers.collegesports.com/sports/m-footbl/orst-m-footbl-body.html

Dwight Wright puts the ball into the end zone on a 43-yard touchdown reception as Stanford free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe (21) attempts a tackle in the first half. Receiver Evan Moore pulls down a touchdown pass in the second half.
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