What they're saying...

What the media is saying about the Beavers' third consecutive conference victory, a 28-14 victory over Arizona.

Beavers stretch streak to three wins in a row
Derek Anderson has the Oregon State career records for passing yards and total offense.

He's more interested in the ongoing turnaround of the Beavers' season, though, and a game next week versus the No. 1 team in the country...more from Bob Baum of the Associated Press.


Too little, too late: Cats fall to Oregon State on Homecoming, 28-14
The play of another strong-armed quarterback meant just one thing for the UA football team Saturday night at Arizona Stadium – another loss, the Wildcats' seventh straight overall and seventh consecutive in Pac-10 play, dating back to last season.

Oregon State was the offender this time, defeating the Wildcats 28-14 on homecoming weekend on the UA campus...more from Brett Fear of the Arizona Daily Wildcat.


Depth at linebacker pays off for Beavers
The only bad news to come out of the Oregon State football team’s victory over Arizona on Saturday night was an injury to Jonathan Pollard.

The senior outside linebacker, who is also one of the team captains, sprained his left ankle in the first quarter. He spent the first half icing his foot on the sidelines, but was in street clothes in the second half. OSU officials said Pollard will be evaluated today to determine the extent of his injury...more from Cliff Kirkpatrick of the Gazette Times.


Desert success
Derek Anderson always looks at the big picture, so he was excited for other reasons after he broke two Oregon State football team records on a windy Saturday night in the desert.

The senior quarterback placed his name atop the OSU career passing and total offense lists. More important to him, though, was the outcome of the Pacific-10 Conference game...more from Cliff Kirkpatrick of the Gazette Times.


Beavers whip Arizona 28-14, face No. 1 USC next
Arizona dispatched, Oregon State coach Mike Riley was asked if the Beavers were ready for their next opponent -- top-ranked Southern Cal next Saturday at Reser Stadium.

"Absolutely," Riley said, a twinkle in his eye. "Bring 'em on."...more from Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune.


Beavers reach .500 with win
Almost as soon as the clock ran out on Oregon State's 28-14 win over Arizona, the questions started about next week.

That's when top-ranked USC travels to Corvallis to play OSU. Are the Beavers excited to play the Trojans?...more from Mike Tokito of The Oregonian.


Anderson adds fancy footwork to his repertoire
Spin moves?

From Oregon State quarterback Derek Anderson?

It just shows you the Beavers are on a roll...more from Paul Buker of The Oregonian.


Anderson leads as Beavers get even
Derek Anderson got his records, even a rare, blink-twice rushing touchdown on Saturday night.
But the Beavers have their record. And it's a lot better than it used to be.

"We're back to .500," beamed Anderson in the wake of his record-setting game and the 28-14 Pac-10 Conference victory over Arizona...more from Bob Rodman of the Eugene Register Guard.


Errors again cost Cats
The University of Arizona football team continues to say it is not good enough to overcome its mistakes.

The latest blunders gave the Wildcats a seventh straight loss, 28-14 to Oregon State on Saturday night at Arizona Stadium...more from John Moredich of the Tucson Citizen.


UA falls to Oregon State 28-14 for seventh straight loss
Another week, another loss for Arizona, which lost 28-14 to Oregon State on Saturday evening at Arizona Stadium for its seventh straight defeat.

The Wildcats (1-7, 0-5 Pac-10) had a chance to take a quick lead on the Beavers when Lamon Means recovered a fumble at the OSU 39, but the Wildcats failed to convert the takeaway into points when Nicholas Folk missed wide right on a 33-yard field goal attempt...more from Brian J. Pedersen of the Arizona Daily Star.


Mistakes continue
Arizona continues to be its worst enemy, giving the ball away two costly times in the second half in a 28-14 loss Saturday night to Oregon State.

The Beavers cashed in both fumbles for second-half touchdowns in handing the Wildcats their seventh straight defeat...more from Charles Durrenberger of the Arizona Daily Star.

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