Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 9/26/12
It’s been brought to my attention that I’m too tough on the Beavers.  Too negative, too condescending, and far too “real” in the midst of a feel good moment.  So in an attempt to square things with Benny, Bernice and any other predominant front-toothed rodent, I’ve decided to temporarily discard my alleged dark cloud of negativity and drink from a cup half-full in this time of black and orange bliss … kind of. That’s right, Pleasantville has had nothing on Corvallis since their opening season win versus then #13 ranked Wisconsin, and not since the Rodgers brothers left town has the Oregon State campus seemed so much like Munchkinland.  Students are geeked, alumni are excited, and there’s been talk of a Lollipop Guild reunion, likely preceded by a Lullaby League opening act.  Maybe not, but following last Saturday’s upset at UCLA, the Beavers find themselves 2-0, ranked in the top-25, and raising eyebrows throughout the Pac-12 Conference. And I think it can continue. Oregon Stat...
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