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News and notes about Oregon State football.

Arizona on Oregon
The Arizona/Oregon State match up will be televised live in Oregon this Saturday. It will be the Beavers first appearance on local television this year.

USC Time Set
The USC/Oregon State game in two weeks has been slated for 7:00 PM and will be televised live over FoxSports Net.

Players of the Week
ASU's Andrew Walter, California's Wendell Hunter, and Oregon's Jared Siegel were named the Pac-10's Players of the Week.

Running back Ryan Cole, linebacker Trent Bray and punter Sam Paulescu were all nominated for player of the week honors. Cole had 12 carries for 104 yards and one touchdown, Bray tallied 13 tackles and one sack, while Paulescu had a 45.7 per kick average.

Brock is back
Center Matt Brock sat out the second half of the Washington State contest. After some tests on his left knee, the trainers concluded it was a slight sprain and he should be ready to make his 34th consecutive start on Saturday.

Graduation Rates
The NCAA released graduation statistics for all Division I programs on Monday.  According to the report, Oregon State graduated 71% of its scholarshiped players who entered the program in the 1997-98 school year.  The rest of the Pac-10's figures for the same time period follow:

  • Arizona: 33%
  • Arizona State: 46%
  • California: 50%
  • Oregon: 53%
  • Stanford: 86%
  • UCLA: 39%
  • USC: 59%
  • Washington: 65%
  • Washington State: 58%

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