Oregon State football defensive line looks to grow with experience

Oregon State defensive lineman Simon Sandberg (96) blocks a pass from Idaho quarterback Mike Beaudry (5) in the first quarter Sept. 18, 2021 at Reser Stadium in Corvallis.

This story is the fifth of six in a summer series breaking down Oregon State football by position group leading up to the first official practices before the season.

Oregon State football's defensive line can improve from its 2021 campaign, but will it? That depends upon the health of redshirt junior Isaac Hodgins who will be receiving a second foot surgery after the surgery he received last fall ultimately didn't fix up his foot.