Duckterritory has learned Oregon defensive graduate assistant Chris Brasfield has been hired as the running backs coach at Oregon State. During the past season Brasfield coached the defensive backs under coach John Neal. It was his first year at Oregon after being hired in March of 2010.
The new position at Oregon State will provide Brasfield a chance to take over a solid position at a school with success at producing NFL running backs.
This past season the Beavers had success behind Jaquizz Rogers who declared for the NFL draft.
Brasfield has coached running backs previously while at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. He has held several other position coaching jobs at various locations since graduating from TCU.
No immediate names are available as a replacement for Brasfield at Oregon.