THEY SAID THE HAWAII BOWL would be a dandy but I doubt they envisioned this.. Oregon State trounced Boise State 38-23. The OSU victory showcased an aggressive Beaver defense and some old fashioned ground and pound on offense. Many thought a mere field goal would separate the two teams in the end. Oh boy were they wrong…
December 24, 2013

Cummings says he will play in Hawaii Bowl

CORVALLIS - Senior slotback Kevin Cummings says that he has been cleared to start practicing Wednesday by the Oregon State training staff, and that he will play in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24.
December 16, 2013

Beavs kick off bowl game practices!

CORVALLIS – A collection of news on the injury front came out of the Beavs' first bowl practice. A defender will as expected sit for the duration of the season, while a formerly injured wide receiver might be healthy enough to step up in Hawaii. The defense shines against the run and Mike Riley talks the recruiting upside of a trip to the islands and more.
December 14, 2013

‘Coach Cummings' still making impact on Beavs

CORVALLIS – With receiver Kevin Cummings probably out for the season with a wrist injury, Oregon State loses valuable talent on the field -- but do they also lose leadership? BF.C had a chat with OSU receivers coach Brett Brennan and got the skinny on that and more…
November 12, 2013

PRACTICE: New faces, rotations & injury news

CORVALLIS - The injury news on slot receiver Kevin Cummings was bleak -- but there also numbered reasons for hope coming out of OSU's practice session Tuesday on some of the other walking wounded for the Beavs. Both the offense and defense practiced hard and there were some highlights from unfamiliar faces. But first, the injury updates…
October 29, 2013


CORVALLIS -- It wasn't entirely unexpected given that Mike Riley said he'd have an MRI on his injured wrist. But that didn't make it any less of a blow to the midsection with news from Mike Riley that Kevin Cummings had surgery and is out indefinitely.
October 29, 2013

Injury update and more from Riley

CORVALLIS – Mike Riley on Sunday night delivered the latest injury update on the Beavs coming out of the bruising battle with Stanford. But there's no time to ponder missed opportunities -- it's a short week and the Beavers play host to USC on Friday night. Accordingly, OSU's practice regimen leading up to Southern Cal (TV: ESPN2, 6:00 p.m.) will change in a couple of different ways...
October 27, 2013

PRACTICE REPORT: Spotlight on Beav RBs and D

CORVALLIS – The spotlight for the Beavs is shining brightest on the running backs and the defense headed into Saturday. Will Terron Ward and Chris Brown suffice as OSU's primary RB options? Will the D hold down a mobile QB (another one?!) and what looks like a solid run game? BF.C readers know linebacker D.J. Alexander is pumped up, but what about his counterparts – Joel Skotte and Jabral Johnson?
September 19, 2013