DRIVE CHART: Oregon State at Arizona State

A blow by blow account of Oregon State's 44-32 loss to Arizona State Sept. 22.


Oregon State wins the toss and defers. Justin Tryon returns the kickoff 28 yards to the ASU29. Two rushing plays and one incomplete pass later ASU punts. The snapper sails the ball over the punter's head for a safety.

Oregon State 2, Arizona State 0

Oregon State starts their first offensive possession of the game at their own 28 yard line. After an eight yard gain to Sammie Stroughter to open up the game, Yvenson Bernard breaks free for a 41 yard gain to the ASU23. Four plays later Canfield finds Howard Croom for a 14-yard touchdown, Croom's first down of his career.

Oregon State 9, Arizona State 0

On the first play of ASU's second offensive possession Rudy Carpenter goes deep down the sidelines, but under throws the ball and is picked off by Keenan Lewis, the second interception of his career, returning it to the ASU44.

At 10:39 Canfield hooks up with Stroughter for a 43-yard gain to set up first and goal. Bernard rushes over the left side from one yard out for six.

Oregon State 16, Arizona State 0

ASU starts their third drive of the game at their own 22. Two rushing plays net one yard and Slade Norris sacks Carpenter for a nine yard loss on third down. Johnson punts the ball out of bounds at the OSU50.

A face mask penalty on first down moves the ball to the ASU31 at 7:22. Two incomplete passes stall the drive. Alexis Serna connects from 47-yards out, his longest kick on the year.

Oregon State 19, Arizona State 0

Arizona State take the ball at their own 24 with 6:14 on the clock. A 15-yard pass on third and four to Kyle Williams results in ASU's first first down the game. Two rushing plays for one yard and an incomplete pass later the Sun Devils are punting again.

OSU takes the ball at their own 20. Canfield hooks up with Croom for a 13-yard gain on 3rd and 5 for a first down. A three yard completion to Brandon Powers on 3rd and 5 results in 4th and 2 and the Beavers first punt of the game. Serna punts 39 yards to the ASU15 where Kyle Williams fair catches the ball with 12 seconds on the clock.

Carpenter completes two passes before time runs out in the first quarter.



On 3 and 3 Carpenter runs away from the pressure and finds Michael Jones for a 64-yard touchdown pass.

Oregon State 19, Arizona State 7

Gerard Lawson returns the kickoff 18 yards to the OSU31. Three straight plays, two rushes and one 13-yard completion, to Bernard net a first down. Once again the Beavers complete a pass on third down, but are four yards short of the first down. Serna punts 43 yards for a touchback.

The defense forces three and out again as Carpenter fumbles the ball on third down as Butler records a sack. ASU recovers at their own 15. Johnson gets off a 46-yard punt, Stroughter with no return at the OSU39.

After picking up a first down on a nine yard completion to Darrell Catchings and a three yard running play by Bernard, Canfield gets hit while throwing on 1st and 10 popping the ball up in the air. Robert James picks off the pass returning it to the ASU48.

With 8:00 on the clock ASU picks up a first down driving to the OSU23 before the defense forces 3rd and 7. Lewis is called for (questionable) pass interference, coaches argued it was not a catchable pass, resulting in a first down. A sack by Joey LaRocque, the first of his career, on third and goal forces ASU to kick a field goal. Thomas Weber connects on 29 yards out.

Oregon State 19, Arizona State 10

OSU starts their drive at their own 24 with 5:08 left to play. Canfield connects with Brown for a 15-yard gain and a first down. Two rushing plays later the team faces 3rd and 6, OSU surprisingly calls a timeout with 1:03 on the clock. An incomplete pass on third down forces a punt.

ASU takes over at their own 12 with 51 seconds in the half. After picking up a first down William 'Akau'ola knocks the ball out of Carpenter's hand, but Carpenter picks it up and finds Tyrice Thompson for a 34-yard gain to the OSU 43. ASU picks up two first downs driving the OSU12 before Weber knocks in a 30-yard field goal with two seconds on the clock

Oregon State 19, Arizona State 13

Lawson returns the kickoff to the OSU27 as time expires.



Canfield finds Gabe Miler for a 36-yard gain to open up the second half. On 1st and 10 from the ASU38 Canfield throws a poor pass and is picked off by Robert James who returns it to the ASU30.

ASU takes over at 14:36. They pick up one first down, but back to back incompletions on second and third down result in a punt. Stroughter returns the kick 16 yards to the OSU31.

Three straight rushing plays by Bernard and one to Stroughter give OSU two first downs. James Rodgers picks up a first down on a 15 yard end around before Brandon Powers takes a swing pass, is freed up on a great block by Stroughter, and rumbles in for a 20-yard touchdown.

Oregon State 26, Arizona State 13

With 10:36 left in the quarter Carpenter picks up a first down with his feet on 3rd and five on a broken play. But the drive stalls as ASU tries to back to the running game. Punt is fair caught by Stroughter at the OSU7.

Inside their own 10-yard line an 8-yard completion to Shane Morales gives the Beavers some breathing room and 2nd and 2. Team can't pick up the first down in two tries. Serna punts 33 yards.

ASU takes over at the OSU43 and it only takes one play as Carpenter finds Michael Jones for a 43-yard touchdown. Gerard Lawson bit bad on the fake; he was in replacing Lewis who was cramping up.

Oregon State 26, Arizona State 20

The Sun Devils defense shores up forcing the Beaver offense to go three and out. Serna gets off a good 44-yard punt.

Arizona State takes over at their own 32 with 3:29 remaining in the quarter. ASU sticks to the passing game running seven straight passing plays, picking up two first downs and moving to the OSU 38 yard line. But Carpenter throws a pass to an offensive lineman on a broken play who then fumbles with Victor Butler recovering on the OSU49.

A 10-yard completion to Brown on 3rd and 10 keeps the drive alive. On 3rd and 6 Canfield is picked off for the third time as Powers slips while running the route. Troy Nolan returns the ball 25 yards to the OSU48.

Another one play drive - this time Carpenter finds Ryan Torain out of the backfield for a 48 yard touchdown and the Sun Devils first lead of the game.

Arizona State 27, Oregon State 26

Bernard runs for two yards on first down to end a difficult third quarter.



The nightmare continues as Canfield's bomb down the field is picked off by Justin Tryon who returns the ball 44 yards to the OSU37. It is Canfield's fourth interception of the game. A personal foul by Kyle DeVan moves the ball to the OSU22.

A 10-yard completion to Brent Miller gives the Sun Devils first and goal. Carpenter finds Torain wide open out of the backfield for a touchdown.

Arizona State 34, Oregon State 26

With 12:50 on the clock OSU picks up two first downs, one on a 13-yard run by Rodgers, the other on a a 17-yard completion to Stroughter. A clipping penalty by Brown results in 2nd and 24. On second down Canfield finds Powers for a 22-yard gain to move the ball to the ASU27, but the play is reviewed and overturned. On third and 24 Canfield is sacked. Serna shanks the punt six yards to the ASU40.

Four plays later Torain breaks a tackle at the line of scrimmage running 41 yards for his third consecutive touchdown.

Arizona State 41, Oregon State 26

The Beaver offense gets the ball at their own 17 yard line and picks up three first downs on completions to Powers and a 13-yard run by Canfield. On 2nd and 6 from the ASU24, Canfield is picked off for the fifth and, merciful, final time by Troy Nolan who returns it 43 yards to the ASU43.

With 6:45 left on the clock, the Beaver defense does its job forcing three and out. Unfortunately Stroughter fumbles the punt as ASU recovers the ball on the OSU2.

ASU sticks to the ground trying to run out the clock. Beavs force 4th and goal resulting in a 18-yard field goal by Weber.

Arizona State 44, Oregon State 26

Just 2:45 remains on the clock as OSU starts at their own 20 yard line. Back to back completions to Brown result in two first downs. A completion to Stroughter and Catchings give the team two more first downs. On 1st and 10 from the ASU11 Canfield finds Miller for an 11-yard touchdown. The two point conversion fails.

Arizona State 44, Oregon State 32

OSU attempts an on side kick, but ASU recovers and runs out the clock.

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