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Oregon State Beavers coach Jonathan Smith and his coaching staff have been aggressive recruiting the Northwest during his tenure.

The Beavers are often the first Power 5 conference program to offer top targets and seem to take pride in identifying local talent early.

Prior to this month, however, Oregon State hadn't landed a Northwest prospect in the class of 2024.

That has changed in a hurry.

Less than a week after adding Graham-Kapowsin star Malachi Durant, the top-rated wide receiver in the region, the Beavers added a second local prospect into the fold.

On Monday, Sumner (Washington) three-star offensive lineman Dylan Sikorski announced his commitment to the Beavers over offers from Air Force, Colorado State, Montana, Nevada and growing interest from several FBS programs: 

"I visited last weekend and the environment stood out to me - from how the coaches coach to how the players lead their team," he said. "It was different compared anything I ever saw."

The 6-foot-5, 300-pound lineman, who could play either guard or tackle spot at the college level, said offensive line coach Jim Michalczik was a massive piece to the puzzle.

"Coach M was a major factor," Sikorski said. "I believe he could make me the best player I can be. And also develop me as a great man." 

The Washington product doesn't plan to graduate early, instead arriving in Corvallis next summer, but won't take any other visits.

He's locked in on a future as a Beav.

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