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OREGON STATE has been the surprise team of the conference this year: 3-0 for the first time in the Mike Riley era. OSU overcame a difficult early schedule and haS risen to 14th in the AP poll. But the Beavers have also been living dangerously. They have won their three games by an average of just four points.
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IT JUST WASN’T that long ago, and it seemed like it went on forever this offseason -- anyone and everyone was raising the specter of Mike Riley being on shaky ground at Oregon State. It all now seems as laughable as dogs playing poker.
Health and fundamentals at forefront of Beavs D
The 2011 Beavers defense was horrid, ranking in the bottom of most major stat categories in the Pac-12.
Opponents averaged over 30 points and 411 yards per game. OSU had the worst run defense in the conference, with opponents averaging a near 198.6 yards per game on the ground.
Fast forward to 2012, and it’s a different story.
Here are all 124 FBS college football teams ranked according to the Fair Ranking System (full explanation here). The system is not based on which teams are perceived as the best, but on which teams are the most worthy of their ranking. A team is basically ranked according to who they beat and who they had beaten defeated as well as who they lost to and who they lost to were...
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer The whispers about job security aren't an issue for Oregon State coach Mike Riley any more.
The amiable Beavers coach has led his team to a 3-0 start and the No. 14 spot in the AP rankings. It's a dramatic turnaround for a team that won only three games last season.
After consecutive wins over ranked teams...
The whispers about job security aren't an issue for Oregon State coach Mike Riley any more.
The amiable Beavers coach has led his team to a 3-0 start and the No. 14 spot in the AP rankings. It's a dramatic turnaround for a team that won only three games all of last season.
After consecutive wins over ranked teams, Oregon State is coming off a 38-35 victory over Arizona...
BYU is debuting their new Nike “Blackout” uniforms on October 13th against the Oregon State Beavers. Fans of the Cougars are also encouraged to wear black as part of a stadium blackout.
Alternative uniforms can range from the good to bad to atrocities. Also see. And don’t forget. However, I think BYU’s blackout uniforms look very good. I reserve final judgement until...
Steve Clark, vice president of university relations for Oregon State recently said, "The university and the athletic department was hoping to encourage attendance and support our football game so...
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Good guys don't always finish last. Sometimes they finish 2nd or 3rd in the North Division.
Welcome to the latest edition of Football Friday on a Thursday. On the menu this week... Beaver. Yup, we are heading to Corvallis to take on the resurgent Beavs of Oregon State. No sooner had Beaver coach Mike Riley finished toweling off after taking a quick dip in the Sutras Hot...