OREGON STATE HAS knocked off USC in three of the last four meetings in Reser Stadium and coach Mike Riley and one other Pac-10 coach are the only two active coaches to have two wins against a Pete Carroll led USC teams. Plenty of more news and notes in BF.com's comprehensive post game notebook.
September 27, 2008
GET YOUR GAME face on early. Yes, Oregon State is coming off a bye week, but the Beavs' fourth game of the season is now only three days away, with Oregon State facing off against the No. 1 team in the land on Thursday night. Will the Beavs have offensive guard Jeremy Perry back? Can Oregon State recapture some of the upset magic from the 2006 game against Southern Cal?
September 22, 2008
OREGON STATE FACES No. 1 USC a week from Thursday. The Beavs played their best of the season this past week but work clearly remains. Two seasons ago, the Beavers snapped USC's 27-game Pac-10 winning streak and one of the biggest reasons why wasn't found in the box score or in reviewing game tape. It's the one thing OSU must have if they are going to beat the Trojans two of the past three years.
September 15, 2008
TWO TOUGH ROAD games to start the '08 campaign and an 0-2 mark means at least a few personnel tweaks for Oregon State, said the head man of the Beavers on Tuesday. As the Beavers approach the home opener, one of those changes looks to come at the linebacker spot, said Mike Riley.
September 9, 2008