Saints assistant goes west

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Danny Langsdorf, who has spent the last
three seasons with the New Orleans Saints, was named offensive
coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Oregon State, coach Mike
Riley announced.
Langsdorf, 33, was the graduate assistant on offense for the
Beavers from 1997-98, during Riley's first head coaching stint with
the team.
The past two seasons, Langsdorf has served as the assistant wide
receivers-special teams coach for the Saints.
"I'm excited about bringing Danny back to Oregon State; he did
a great job during his first term here as a graduate assistant,"
Riley said in a statement. "I had a chance to work with him one
season in New Orleans and was equally impressed by his abilities."
Before the Saints, Langsdorf served as an assistant coach with
the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.
The McMinnville, Ore., native played for Boise State from
1991-93 before transferring to Linfield College. He was the
Wildcats' starting quarterback from 1994-95, playing under his
father, Ed Langsdorf.
"It feels great to be back at Oregon State; this is a terrific
opportunity for me," Langsdorf said. "I had a great job in New
Orleans and I loved working with the Saints personnel, but the
opportunity to return to Oregon State was something I just couldn't
pass up."