Oregon State safety Kitan Oladapo says he has ‘unfinished business,’ plans Beavers return in 2023

Oregon Point out safety Kitan Oladapo has determined to return to faculty and participate in for the Beavers in 2023 alternatively than acquire a shot at the NFL draft as an early entry.

The 6-foot-1, 215-pound senior-to-be was OSU’s 2nd-major tackler this earlier period with 80 stops.

The return of Oladapo is an enormous strengthen to the Beaver protection. OSU’s secondary loses a number of vital players from a stellar 2022 device, including cornerback Rejzohn Wright and security Jaydon Grant. Oladapo has 33 career starts and 5 yrs in Oregon State’s system.

Oladapo is a two-time all-conference security. The Central Catholic Superior grad experienced some amazingly impactful games through the 2022 time. He posted a career-higher 15 tackles in a acquire at Fresno Point out, only to much better than quantity with 17 stops in opposition to Oregon.

Amid Oladapo’s 80 tackles was 4 tackles for reduction and 2½ sacks. Oladapo ranked 13th in the Pac-12 in tackles.

Oladapo has 174 profession tackles.

–Nick Daschel | ndaschel@oregonian.com | @nickdaschel