What they're saying...

What the media is saying about the Beavers' dominating 45-17 victory over Arizona State on Saturday.

Beavers rout Devils
The first bad sign for Arizona State's offense came early Saturday, when Michigan State scored by air twice in the first eight minutes against an Iowa defense that shut down ASU's offense last week.

There were plenty more...Paul Coro, Arizona Republic


Devils get blitzed
Is there a way to hit the reverse button to start again at Camp Tontozona?

Oregon State, which had the Arizona State game circled on its schedule, ended 10 years of frustration by humiliating the Sun Devils, 45-17, Saturday night before 36,122 raucous fans in Reser Stadium...Bob Moran, East Valley Tribune.


Beaver Believers enjoy a night as perfect as the day
If it was a great day to be a Beaver, then how to describe the night?

This postcard-perfect autumn Saturday couldn't have evolved more spectacularly had the plans been birthed in a backroom at the Valley Football Center — which, of course, many were...Jeff Welsch, Gazette Times


It's a runaway
Oregon State erupted for 17 unanswered points in the final 4:11 of the first half Saturday night, and the Beavers went on to defeat Arizona State 45-17 at Reser Stadium in each team's Pacific-10 Conference opener.

A boisterous, shirt-sleeved crowd of 36,122 reveled in the unseasonably balmy weather as quarterback Derek Anderson tossed touchdown passes to James Newson and Kenny Farley to highlight the decisive outburst...Brooks Hatch, Gazette Times


Beavers' defense stands tall against ASU 
The "OH-ver-RAYY-ted" chant began with 91/2 minutes to go in the fourth quarter, after Oregon State had scored on a punt return to take a 28-point lead. The target was an Arizona State team that had been nationally ranked two weeks earlier but on Saturday was stumbling to its second consecutive loss...Rachael Bachman, Oregonian


Beavers get a lift from freshman corner
The Oregon State Beavers got help from two of the usual suspects in their victory over Arizona State Saturday, but it was a freshman cornerback who stole the show.

Brandon Browner had three interceptions, including one in the fourth quarter that sealed the victory as the Beavers beat the sputtering Sun Devils 45-17...Associated Press


Beavers make quick work of Sun Devils
When Derek Anderson isn't throwing interceptions and when Oregon State isn't committing penalties, the Beavers can appear extremely daunting.

Oregon State showed more than enough domination and Arizona State couldn't take advantage of the mistakes in the Beavers' 45-17 victory Saturday against the Sun Devils in front of a sellout crowd of 36,122 at Reser Stadium in both teams' Pacific-10 Conference opener...Dan Itel, Statesman Journal


Oregon State begins Pac-10 season with a bang
On a warm and windy Saturday night, before a packed Reser Stadium house, Oregon State did what only one other Oregon State football team had done since 1971.

It beat Arizona State...Bob Rodman, Register Guard


Pac-10 contenders? Beavers look like it in big win over Arizona State
Maybe the kids from the cow college are a Pac-10 contender after all.  Oregon State took an impressive first step Saturday night, blowing out Arizona State 45-17 in the conference opener for both teams before a delighted sea of orange in Reser Stadium.

The Beavers, solid in a 26-24 victory over Boise State a week earlier, were dominating against an Arizona State team ranked 24th in the ESPN/USA Today poll and picked by many to contend for the Pac-10 championship this season...Kerry Eggers, Portland Tribune

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