WTS: Six straight over Huskies

MEMBERS OF THE Oregon media contingent continue to be amazed at Oregon State's ability to develop its players on a week by week basis, putting themselves in the hunt for the Rose Bowl once again, Meanwhile, the Washington media discusses the disappointing performance of the Huskies while coming to terms with another year without a bowl game.

| From an Oregon State Perspective |

Beavers fire on all cylinders, crush Huskies
THE OREGON STATE defense blasted the UW for much of the first half in Saturday's season finale at Reser. Sacks, tackles for loss, takeaways -- the OSU stop corps was busy indeed. The Beaver offense was only slightly less sharp. Midway through the second quarter, OSU had already scored two touchdowns and two field goals for a 20-0 lead in what turned out to be a 48-21 romp that wasn't that close.

It seems hard to believe. Only a few weeks ago, Beaver fans were lamenting the lack of pressure up front on defense, a tepid sack total and various other defensive maladies ... more from BF.C.


ADENIJI: ‘I just dropped the knee’
While the big story of the day was the dominating Oregon State win over Washington, the team that beat USC, and the loss by that USC team on Saturday at the hands of Stanford, all of that almost certainly fell by the wayside upon retrospect for Damola Adeniji. Because the Beavers’ starting wide receiver asked a life changing question on Saturday. And she said Yes.

It was Senior Day at OSU, and numerous upperclassmen were recognized by Beaver Nation. But in a true underdog story, senior wideout Damola Adeniji’s is hard to top ... more from BF.C.


Romp over Dawgs on Senior Day has a certain ring to it
Everything was an affirmative for Oregon State on Saturday.

The Beavers did all they needed to accomplish in a 48-21 romp over Washington in Reser Stadium. They got some help in the battle to be the Pac-10’s Rose Bowl representative ... more from The Register Guard.


A Civil War for the Roses? It’s not out of the question
They’re well-drilled, these Ducks. Clever, these Beavers.

I took in a doubleheader Saturday, just for fun. And also, to ask some very important questions related to a rivalry and the Rose Bowl ... more from The Register Guard.


Beavers defense, once a weakness, makes another statement
Considering the way Oregon State handled Washington on Saturday in the Beavers' 48-21 win, it's hard to believe that just a few weeks ago much of the talk around Corvallis had to do with Oregon State's dismal defense.

What a difference a few games makes ... more from The Oregonian


Beavers admit to thinking about Rose Bowl
After losses to Arizona in September and USC in October, it appeared Oregon State would be playing for second, third or even fourth place in this year's Pacific-10 Conference race.

Now that the college football season has reached November, however, all that has changed ... more from The Oregonian | Halahuni delivers twice


Civil War looks like clash of titans
If you're in an open-minded mood today, and you should be unless your name is Jake Locker, please accept notice that you'll be wearing a Civil War Snuggie on Dec. 3 witnessing an epic game between Oregon State and Oregon.

It was Beavers 48, Washington Huskies 21 on Saturday at Reser Stadium. It was also a lot of "Poor Jake Locker," which has to be among the most uttered phrases in the nation on Saturdays during college football season. But what became clearer than anything was our collective destiny ... more from The Oregonian | Moevao to get extra year? | Quizz breaks 1,000-yard mark


Efficient Beavers have no trouble with Huskies
Another victory, this one big.

Oregon State’s annual late-season push is officially on ... more from The Portland Tribune.


Oregon State's defense controls Locker, Huskies
The Oregon State defense knew the problems presented by Washington quarterback Jake Locker.

Locker had improved his passing game to go with a pretty good ability to run with the football ... more from The Gazette Times | Sideline report


Beavers defeat Huskies to remain in Rose Bowl race
It's time to stop referring to the Oregon State football team as young.

The Beavers are Rose Bowl contenders ... more from The Gazette Times | Report card


Beavers find little resistence from Huskies
Once again, Oregon State has played its way into the thick of the Rose Bowl race.

Jacquizz Rodgers ran for 159 yards, Sean Canfield threw for four touchdowns and the Beavers demolished Washington 48-21 Saturday for their fifth win in six games ... more from the Associated Press.


| From a Washington Perspective |

Oregon State routs Washington
Washington headed into their game with Oregon State this week with a slight chance at getting bowl-eligible should they win their last three games. However, those dreams were shot down early in a 48-21 rout by the Beavers who ran up 379 yards of offense and got big days from quarterback Sean Canfield as well as the Rodgers brothers.

Canfield only threw for 174 yards, but had four touchdown passes -- two each to WR James Rodgers and TE Joe Halahuni -- and RB Jacquizz Rodgers rumbled for 156 yards and two more touchdowns to lead the way for the Beavers, but it was their swarming defense that spelled doom for the Huskies ... more from DawgMan.com.


Beavers bowl over Huskies
It looks like that mythical Northwest championship won’t be heading to Seattle this year.

For the second time in as many games against schools from Oregon, the University of Washington got run over by its neighbors to the south on Saturday. Oregon State’s 48-21 win officially knocked the Huskies out of bowl contention and rendered UW’s final two games against Washington State and California meaningless ... more from the Kitsap Sun.


Huskies' bowl dreams die ugly death
The dam wall finally gave way Saturday.

And the torrent that rushed out washed away any remaining hopes the Washington Huskies were going to a bowl game ... more from the News Tribune.


Offensive line does Locker, UW no favors
A glaring weakness for the Washington Huskies reared its head Saturday, in the form of Jake Locker’s five protectors.

The trenches aren’t a place you want to lose battles in the Pacific-10 Conference, and the Huskies got beat there – soundly – especially in the first half, leading to all kinds of disruption ... more from The News Tribune.

Huskies no match for Oregon State, fall 48-21
As unlikely as it might have seemed to outsiders, the Washington Huskies had held on to the carrot of a bowl game all season.

They did so in August, when no one figured a team could really make the leap from 0-12 to the postseason. They did so in September, when they beat USC and suddenly were making believers out of a lot of skeptics ... more from The Seattle Times.


Huskies revert to last season's form in disappointing performance
It felt like 2008 again.

Are you sure Tyrone Willingham wasn't on the sidelines for this shocking shellacking? Or in the stands at Reser Stadium? Or, heck, just watching the game at home on television ... more from The Seattle Times.


Huskies' Jake Locker feels the heat from OSU pass rush
Fans who have been clamoring to see Jake Locker run more this season got their wish Saturday, if not in quite the manner they would have preferred.

Washington's junior quarterback spent most of Saturday afternoon scrambling for his life in the face of a relentless Oregon State pass rush that keyed a 48-21 win for the Beavers ... more from The Seattle Times.

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