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February 3, 2010

Meet Donell Welch

SIGNING DAY 2010...the new class
BeaverBlitz.com | Created by Angie Machado

Just because the Valley Football Center fax machine and phones are busy doesn't mean that BeaverBlitz subscribers don't have the inside track on how Letter of Intent Signing Day is going in Corvallis. As the Oregon State coaches watch the pledges roll in, BeaverBlitz will be introducing you, the Blitz community to the new class of Beavers. Get a head start on getting to know them today, so you can be ready to cheer them on throughout their Oregon State careers.
Name: Donell James Welch
Birthdate: 9.31.91
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Hometown: Palm Desert, CA
High School: Palm Desert High School
Recruiting Coordinator: Mike Cavanaugh
Getting to Know WELCH

What is your most memorable moment on the football field so far? When I scored my first touchdown on an interception return

Who is your hero or role model in life and/or on the football field? Coach Blackburn, my high school head coach

What schools were recruiting you the hardest besides Oregon State? UCLA

Who is the one person in your life that has helped you the most when it comes to your development as a football player? My Dad

What is your favorite movie? Scarface

What kind of music do you like and who is your favorite artist or group? Rap, Rock, and old school. My favorite artist is Lil Wayne.

What is your favorite food? Gumbo, cornbread, jambalaya, pasta, chicken

Favorite TV show is: Overhaulin'

What do you like to do outside of football? Yard work, washing cars, and fishing!!!!

Did you make any all conference or all state teams? All CIF as a junior and senior, All-DVL as a junior and a senior for football, and All-DVL for track during my junior year

What do you plan to major in when you get to college? Business or culinary

What was it that made you choose Oregon State? It's like a family up there and I loved the weather. It is way better than the sun.

What are your goals for after you graduate from Oregon State? Have my own business if I don't make it to the NFL.

Is there anything else you want the fans of Oregon State to know about you as a person and as a football player? I love the game of football and will do anything to keep playing.

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