And was anybody outside of Benton County surprised to read about late hits by Beaver defenders? The Ducks will try to avoid any of those in a Civil War road game on Nov. 29.
A look at major spring developments around the league
Spring hasn't provided much of a break for Oregon State offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh. Not that he seems overly bothered by the situation. Injuries have made for some interesting lineups on the line and Cavanaugh has shown himself to be adept at trouble shooting.
Like many boys, Stephen Paea grew up dreaming about being a professional athlete. He imagined carrying the ball through defenders and tackling opponents. However, football wasn't on his mind.
If only the Big Ten and Pac-10 weren't so stubbornly loyal to the Rose Bowl, the BCS would be on its way to a playoff.
A list of the top-rated players from Oregon State and Oregon, according to NFLDraftScout.com.
2009 Draft Prospects - Never Too Early