Beavers offensive line for 2018. Preview with Jim Michalczik OL Coach


No matter what you think of the Oregon State Football team you have to be impressed with the experience and leadership Jonathan Smith has gathered around him on his coaching staff. A great example is Offensive Line Coach Jim Michalczik. Its nice to spend time with each coach getting to know their teaching styles and plans to turn Oregon State FB back into a winner. I have included his bio so you can see him impressive resume!! The Beavers open fall camp tomorrow. They open the season on September First at Ohio State

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MICHALCZIK FILEAppointment: Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line/Associate Head CoachHometown: Port Angeles, WashingtonFamily: Wife, Jennifer. Sons, Max and ChaseEducation: Washington State, 1988 – bachelor’s degree in social science and educationPlaying Experience: Washington State, 1984-88 , offensive line

National Championships: Miami – 1991

MICHALCZIK NOTABLES: No. 1 -- Pac-12 Conference leader for scoring offense, total offense and rushing offense in 2017No. 1 -- Pac-12 leader for rushing offense and school-record 511 yards on the ground vs. Arizona State in 2016No. 1 – Pac-10 leader for rushing offense in 2003 and '04.69-45 – California's record during his tenure.8 – Number of 1,000-yard rushers at Cal14 – Bowl teams that he has been a part of.2,018 – RB J.J. Arrington's school-record rush yards total at Cal (2004)6-0 – AFC West record in 2010.No. 4 – Final national ranking for OSU in 200023-12 – Record at Oregon State12-0 – National champions in 1991 at MiamiOutland Trophy – Russell Maryland nation's top interior lineman (1990).113-59 – Career record as a FBS (Div. 1) coach – 66 percent winning mark


  • Appointed Dec. 7, 2017 as run game coordinator/offensive line/associate head coach
  • Part of OSU’s first recruiting class with head coach Jonathan Smith
  • Second tenure at OSU; also with the Beavers 1999-2001
  • Entered 2018 season with an FBS record of 113-59 –  66 percent winning mark 

ARIZONA (2013-17)

  • Offensive line coach
  • Coached five Wildcat teams that played in four bowl games, including 2014 Fiesta Bowl
  • Pac-12 Conference leader for scoring offense, total offense and rushing offense in 2017
  • Third in the nation for rushing yards per game at 324.4 (as of Dec. 20, 2017)
  • Offensive line allowed fewest sacks (15 as of Dec. 20) in the Pac-12 in 2017
  • Guard Jacob Alsadek and center Nathan Eldridge earned Pac-12 postseason honors in 2017
  • Pac-12 leader for rushing yards per game (235.0 yards) in 2016, including a then school record 511 vs. Arizona State.
  • Guard Jacob Alsadek selected USA Today Freshman All-American and center Steven Gurrola Pac-12 Second Team.
  • Three of Arizona’s top six single season rushing leaders (Ka’Deem Carey, Nick Wilson and Khalil Tate) were during the Michalczik coaching era


  • Offensive line Coach
  • 2010 undefeated in AFC West
  • Raiders ranked second for rushing in the NFL in 2010
  • Tackle Jared Veldheer chosen to the NFL All-Rookie Team

 CALIFORNIA (2002-08 & 2011-12)

  • 2011-12 offensive coordinator/offensive line coach
  • 2002-08 assistant head coach/offensive line coach
  • Cal played in 9 bowl games during his tenure.
  • Pac-10 leader for rushing offense in 2003 and ’04
  • California was 69-45 during his tenure
  • Offensive linemen earned the prestigious Pac-12 Morris Trophy (top lineman) three times.
  • California had eight 1,000-yard plus season rushers during his tenure
  • RB J.J. Arrington set a Cal record with 2,018 rushing yards in 2004
  • Bear offensive linemen accounted for 21 Pac-10/12 Conference postseason honors and three First Team All-American accolades
  • Eight Bear linemen selected in NFL Draft
  • Cal line blocked for 2006 Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year Marshawn Lynch
  • Running backs accounted for 1,000-yard seasons eight times
  • Running back Alex Mack won the National Football Foundation’s Draddy Trophy – known as the “academic Heisman.”

 OREGON STATE (1999-2001)

  • Tight ends/special teams/offensive line coach
  • Played in two bowl games, including winning the 2001 Fiesta Bowl
  • The 2000 team ranked No. 4 in the final national polls
  • Beaver offensive lineman and tight ends accounted for nine Pac-10 Conference postseason honors
  • Line blocked for OSU’s all-time leading rusher Ken Simonton (5,044 yards) and future NFL standout Steven Jackson
  • Current OSU head coach Jonathan Smith was the team’s QB during Coach Michalczik’s tenure.
  • Coached three future NFL players

MONTANA STATE (1992-1998)

  • Offensive line coach
  • Five Bobcat offensive linemen earned Big Sky Conference postseason honors

MIAMI (1990-91)

  • Defensive line coach
  • 1991 National Champions (12-0)
  • Russell Maryland earned Outland Trophy accolades/No. 1 NFL Draft pick
  • 21-2 overall record.

Bowl Teams2017      Foster Farms Bowl2015      Gildan New Mexico Bowl2014      VIZIO Fiesta Bowl2013      AdvoCare V100 Bowl2011       Holiday Bowl2008    Emerald Bowl2007     Armed Forces Bowl2006    Holiday Bowl2005    Las Vegas Bowl2004     Holiday Bowl2003    Insight Bowl2000    Fiesta Bowl1999     Oahu Bowl1992      Orange Bowl1991       Cotton Bowl1988     Aloha Bowl, Washington State player 


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