MATCHUP NOTEBOOK: UH at OSU

FROM THE LAST time Hawaii and Oregon State met on the gridiron to the series history between the two programs that dates back to 1924 - BF.com gives you the nitty gritty on the Beavers and Warriors before their clash Sept. 13.

Last time Oregon State and Hawaii played...
Dec. 2, 2006 at Honolulu, HI - Oregon State 35, #24 Hawaii 32
It was supposed to be Colt Brennan's record-setting night that would help his chances of being named a Heisman Trophy finalist. Matt Moore had other plans.

Moore passed for three touchdowns and Sabby Piscitelli had two interceptions as Oregon State upset No. 24 Hawaii 35-32 on Saturday night.

The Beavers (9-4) snapped the Warriors' winning streak at nine and became the first team to beat Hawaii (10-3) since Boise State on Sept. 23 ... more from BF.com

 

Warriors at Beavers

Where: Reser Stadium
Capacity:
45,674
When:
1:00 PM PDT
Line: OSU
TV: FSN NW
Radio: OSU Radio Network
Series: OSU leads 4-3

COACHES

Head coach: Mike Riley
(8th season)
Career: 47-40 | At OSU: Same | vs. UH.: 1-0
Current ranking: NR
Current record: 0-2
Streak: Two game losing streak

Head coach: Greg McMackinm (1st season)
Career: 1-1 | At UH: Same | vs. OSU: 0-0
Current ranking: NR
Current record: 1-1
Streak: One game winning streak


TEAM CAPTAINS

OSU: WR Sammie Stroughter (2nd year), DE Victor Butler, OT Andy Levitre and CB Brandon Hughes. Riley also announces a team captain for each game.


UH: LB Adam Leonard, LB Solomon Elimimian, DL Keala Watson,
and C John Estes.


ON WATCH LISTS

OSU: DE Victor Butler (Ted Hendricks), CB Brandon Hughes (Lott & Jim Thorpe), OT Andy Levitre (Outland & Lombardi) and OGJeremy Perry (Outland & Lombardi).

UH: LB Solomon Elimimian (Nagurski, Bedarick, & Lombardi), C John Estes (Lombardi, Outland & Rimington), LB Adam Leonard (Lombardi & Butkus), DL David Veikune (Lomardi) and PK Dan Kelly (Groza).

Last time Oregon State played...
Sept. 6, 2008 at State College, PA - Penn State 45, Oregon State 14
IF THEY HAD CUT the width of the field in half, that might have helped. But Oregon State couldn't stop the runs out wide early by Penn State, falling into an early 14-0 hole. That, missed blocks on the edge, missed tackles all over the place, an offense that found little success up top early and a defense that couldn't close the deal on third down all contributed to an ugly loss in Happy Valley.

The final score was 45-14. But that is almost immaterial to the lopsidedness -- early in the fourth quarter, ABC actually switched games for most of their national audience...to a game where the team ahead led by 22 points ... more from BF.com

 

Last time Hawaii played...
Sept. 6, 2008 at Honolulu, HI - Hawaii 36, Weber State 17
The University of Hawai`i Warrior football team overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Weber State, 36-17, in its 2008 home opener Saturday night before 39,446 fans at Aloha Stadium.

Senior quarterback Tyler Graunke led a second-half rally to give the Warriors their first win of the season and hand Greg McMackin his first career win as Hawai`i head coach.

The win was UH’s ninth straight home win dating back to 2006. The school record for consecutive home wins is 11 ... more from HawaiiAthletics.com

 

Series history (OSU leads 4-3).
Hawaii and Oregon State have met seven times since 1924 with the Beavers holding a 4-3 advantage. All seven games have been played in Honolulu.

Three of the six match ups were in bowl games as the Beavers defeated UH in the Pineapple Bowls in 1939 and 1948 while Hawaii was victorious in 1999 in the O’ahu Bowl.

In the last game in the series Oregon State knocked off No. 24 Hawaii in the final regular season game of the 2006 season. It is the last loss for UH at home where they have since won nine games straight at Aloha Stadium, including a bowl victory over Arizona State in the Sheraton Bowl.

First Meeting: Jan. 1, 1924 | Last Meeting: Dec. 2, 2006 | Longest UH Win Streak: 2 | Longest OSU Win Streak: 3 | Largest UH Win Margin: 7 | Largest OSU Win Margin: 59 | Smallest UH Win Margin: 2 | Smallest OSU Win Margin: 3 | Shutouts: UH 1 (7-0, 1924), OSU 1 (59-0, 1976) | Overtimes: None

Overall OSU is 57-22 vs. the current members of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) -- 3-0 vs. Nevada, 3-0 vs. Utah State, 36-7 vs. Idaho, 4-2 vs. Boise State, 4-3 vs. Hawai’i, 2-2 vs. San Jose State, 5-8 vs. Fresno State.

UH is 13-33 all-time versus Pac-10 teams. UH has won three of its last four games against Pac-10 teams on the road with victories at Washington (1973), at Oregon (1992), and at California (1994).

 

Hawaii connections.

  • Oregon State has made a strong effort to recruit in the Islands recently as the school and football program have many connections to the 50th state. Beaver coaches Greg Newhouse (1988-89), Mike Cavanaugh (1999-2004), Joe Seumalo (1999-2000) and Mark Banker (1995) have had stints as assistant coaches at Hawai’i.

  • Current team members who list their hometowns, although several others have lived in the South Pacific, in Hawai’i include Al Afalava (Laie), Brandon Hardin (Honolulu), Kameron and Kaulin Krebs (Kahuku), Castro Masaniai (Waipahu), Wilder McAndrews (Honolulu), Aaron Nichols (Honolulu), Kaua Olds (Kaneohe), David Pa’aluhi III (Waianae), Jeremy Perry (Hau’ula), Ryan Pohl (Waipahu), Una Smiley (Honolulu), Tavita Thompson (Honolulu), Tonu Tuimalealiifano (Honolulu), Suaesi Tuimaunei (Laie) and Walker Vave (Laie).

  • Backup UH offensive lineman Nathan McKay played high school football at Lake Oswego.

  • UH offensive line coach Brian Smith was a graduate assistant coach for Mike Riley during the ’06 season.

  • Sophomore defensive back Mana Silva (Hilo) was a member of the Beaver football team (redshirted) in 2006, mostly at the quarterback position. Silva is now a defensive back for the Warriors.

  • UH head coach Greg McMackin was born in Springfield, Ore., and earned his bachelor’s degree at Southern Oregon. McMackin’s first head coaching stint was at Aloha High School in Beaverton. He was also head coach at Oregon Tech from 1986-89.

 

2008 statistical leaders.

OSU

Rushing
Jacquizz Rodgers ... 36 att, 153 yds, 2 TD
James Rodgers ... 8 att, 58 yds, 0 TD
Passing
Lyle Moevao ... 59 of 95, 654, 3 TD, 4 INT
Receiving
Shane Morales ... 17 rec, 191 yds, 1 TD
Sammie Stroughter ... 16 rec, 213 yds, 2 TD
James Rodgers ... 10 rec, 83 yds, 0 TD
Scoring
Jacquizz Rodgers ... 2 TD, 12 pts
Sammie Stroughter ... 2 TD, 12 pts
Tackles
Greg Laybourn ... 8 (s), 8 (a), 16 tot, .5 TFL
Bryant Cornell ... 7 (s) , 5 (a), 12 tot
Keaton Kristick ... 7 (s), 5 (a), 12 tot, 3 TFL

 

UH

Rushing
Leon Wright-Jackson .. 13 att, 69 yds, 1 TD
Jayson Rego .. 11 att, 68 yds, 0 TD
Passing
Inoke Funaki .. 15 of 25, 197 yds, 1 TD, 1 INT
Greg Alexander .. 11 of 21, 57 yds, 0 TD, 2 INT
Tyler Graunke .. 13 of 20, 218 yds, 3 TD, 0 INT
Receiving
Michael Washington .. 9 rec, 127 yds, 0 TD
Greg Salas ... 7 rec, 101 yds, 1 TD
Aaron Bain ... 6 rec, 42 yds, 2 TD
Scoring
Aaron Bain ... 2 TD, 12 pts
Dan Kelley ... 1 FG, 5 EXP, 8 pts
Tackles
Brashton Satele .. 9 (s), 3 (a), 12 tot, 1.5 TFL
Joshua Leonard .. 6 (s), 5 (a), 11 tot, 3 TFL
Erik Robinson .. 7 (s), 4 (a), 11, 1.5 TFL

 

 

OFFENSE
DEFENSE

OSU

UH

OSU

UH
89.0
Rushing/game
96.5
224.5
Rushing/game
117.5
3.0
Rushing/att
3.3
5.2
Rushing/att
3.7
59-95-4
Passing
41-73-4
24-44-0
Passing
34-57-2
327.0
Passing/game
243.0
153.0
Passing/game
192.0
416.0
Total/game
339.5
377.5
Total/game
309.5
5.4
Total/att
5.2
5.8
Total/att
5.1
21.0
Scoring/game
23.0
40.5
Scoring/game
36.5
-4
Turnover margin
-6

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