CORVALLIS -- UCLA keeps playing with gusto, while OSU is on their own upward glide path. OSU's first in-conference rival of the 2012 season will not be an easy game, and UCLA has the benefit of three games of experience to the Beavers' one. A lot is on the line this Saturday, so who has the edge? We break down every position and tell you, and make an early week prediction on the outcome to boot.
September 17, 2012
CORVALLIS – You can't help but think things have changed, that all was not as it appeared on the OSU defensive line during fall camp. Oregon State's victory over Wisconsin will be attributed to any number of things by any number of people – tenacity, luck, Wisconsin was overrated, OSU was underrated, the list goes on. Us? We're going to tab the Beaver defensive line.
September 11, 2012
HISTORICALLY SPEAKING, playing a Top 10 team early in the season has been a bit of a painful lesson for the Beavers: LSU, Penn State, Cincinnati, Boise State, Louisville were all tough non-conference opponents and with the exception of LSU, the margin of victory was ugly. But this Oregon State opener against a top caliber opponent is different...
September 6, 2012
CORVALLIS--A lot of big hits for the Beavs, some smooth offense and decent accuracy from the quarterbacks despite strong winds. It was also the first time Mike Riley intentionally made mention of the upcoming home opener against Nicholls State, set for September 1. Joe Seumalo lends us his insight into the bright future of the Oregon State defensive line squad and more in this Day 17 report.
August 24, 2012
CORVALLIS -- The second half of Day 13 for the Beavs saw some solid red zone offense and defense -- including a brilliant on handed catch in the corner by an emerging wideout, and a tipped pass turns into an interception for a young safety. The d-line, meanwhile, effected a turnaround on Monday night from the day's earlier session.
August 20, 2012