BY THE NUMBERS: Portland State

THE PORTLAND STATE offense averaged three, yes three, turnovers a game last year. Meanwhile, the Beavers have just 13 seniors on the roster -- that's the ninth fewest in the nation. Many more stats, streaks and numbers inside this week's edition of By The Numbers..

0 - The number of non-conference games Mike Riley has lost in Corvallis.

3 - The number of consecutive seasons the Beavers have started a season 2-3.

6 - The predicted position by the media and coaches that Portland State will finish in the Big Sky Conference. The Vikings have also lost six consecutive road games.

8 - The number of bowl games OSU has been to in the last decade - tied with USC for the second most in the Pac-10 during that timeframe.

12 - The number of Academic All-Big Sky Conference members last year - the most for a season in the Big Sky era (1996-2008).

13 - The number of seniors on the Oregon State football team; tied for the ninth fewest seniors on a college football roster in the nation.

19 - Counting the Portland State game, the consecutive number of Beaver games that have been on live television. The streak dates back to the Nov. 3, 2007 at USC.

25 - The number of consecutive non-league games Oregon State has won in Reser Stadium.

26 - Over the last 62 games the number of wins out of 29 games that the Beavers have won when committing fewer turnovers than its opponent. The Beavs are 9-17 when committing more and 4-3 when even.

28 - The number of Beaver victories over the last three seasons - the second most in the Pac-10.

31 - The number of turnovers that Portland State committed last year - second most in the Big Sky.

56 - The number of career victories for Mike Riley in Corvallis - the third most in school history. Tommy Prothro is second with 63 wins while Lon Stiner is first with 74.

73 - The number of pass attempts PSU QB Drew Hubel made against Eastern Washington last year without an interception.  It is a national record.

73.8 - The percentage of opportunities that Portland State made points in the red zone which was last in the Big Sky.

99 - The Portland State game is Mike Riley's 99th as the head coach at Oregon State.

113 - The number of years OSU has played football.

195 - The number of points the Beavers have put up in the first quarter over the last three seasons. The defense has only yielded 68 points during the same timeframe.

2006 - The last time the Vikings had a winning season.

26,102 - The number of fans that attended the 1983 clash between Oregon State and Portland State.  The game stands as the highest attended Portland State home game in history.


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