Sports Extra: Oregon State Wide Receivers Coach Kefense Hynson

Andrew Haubner sits down with Beaver wide receiver Kefense Hynson to talk all things CoVid season, his journey to Corvallis and other major topics in the sports world.

Posted: Dec 16, 2020 1:55 PM
Updated: Dec 16, 2020 2:57 PM

Corvallis, Ore. -- In this edition of the KEZI Sports Extra podcast, Andrew Haubner talks with Oregon State wide receivers coach Kefense Hynson. Scroll forward to hear: 

1:10 - The biggest difference CoVid has had on the football season. 

2:32 - Why rapid change of schedules can be fun for coaches. 

3:55 - The history of Willamette University's Pearl Harbor team. 

4:59 - His playing career at Willamette. 

5:42 - Why he went into coaching. 

7:16 - His end goal for coaching when he first began his career. 

9:23 - What makes good coaches great, and great coaches the best. 

11:45 - His biggest learning moments as a coach. 

14:36 - How Oregon State approaches coaching and recruiting.

17:15 - How the Oregon State programs have built trust with their teams in this rebuild. 

20:51 - Setting a standard as the team improves. 

22:49 - The biggest rebuilds he's been a part of. 

24:27 - The resource differences at different levels of college football. 

26:17 - How different locations and changes in scenery have led to growth, personally and professionally. 

30:06 - The social conversation within Oregon State football during 2020's Civil Rights Summer. 

33:22 - The aftermath of being mentioned in The Ringers feature about black coaching in football. 

36:56 - How coaching hiring processes can change in light of the summer's spotlighting of coaching inequities in football. 

42:17 - How he felt watching some of his players take the lead on the fight for social justice. 

45:17 - What changes caused by CoVid will be taken by coaches moving forward. 

48:16 - His favorite 'meeting a new head coach' story.

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