Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/22/12
“Our dedication and hard work is paying off,” Markus Wheaton, the star wide receiver humbly stated after the game. The reward was a 6-0 start to the season, the first time since 1907, making the Oregon State Beavers bowl eligible and No. 7 in the BCS poll. The Utah Utes and Oregon State Beavers struggled on offense. The difference in this hard fought chess match was the 4 turnovers, 2 of those interceptions and the ability to capitalize when in scoring position. Cody Vaz did not have the outstanding game he did last week, but threw for 174 yards with 0 interceptions and 0 sacks. The offensive line protected the quarterback and pushed through the Utes physical defensive front, allowing Storm Woods to follow his blockers, scoring the team’s 3 touchdowns with 17 carries and 46 yards. Every time Utah got their offense rolling, the Beavers defense made big plays. "If they need 100 (turnovers) we'll give them 100," defensive lineman Dylan Wynn said. "So it definitely felt good we wer...
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