Over the course of the week we'll have different previews featuring Arizona's game against Oregon State on Saturday in Tucson. To get things started, here's some basic information on Arizona's 11th opponent.
Head Coach: Mike Riley (47-38 as Oregon State head coach) Team Record: 7-3 Nat'l Rank: 21
Last Time Out:
The Beavers secured their fifth consecutive victory Saturday as they defeated California 34-21. Jacquizz Rodgers ran all over the Golden Bears to the tune of 144 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries. The Oregon State defense kept things under wraps almost all day, recording five sacks, forcing two fumbles and intercepting a pass, all while limiting the Cal offense to 232 total yards.
No significant injuries
Oregon State Season-to-Date Stats (National Statistical Rank):
Scoring offense: 33.7 points per game (24th) Total offense: 416.6 yards per game (26th) Passing offense: 244.6 yards per game (27th) Rushing offense: 172 yards per game (42nd)
Thu, Aug 28 at Stanford - L, 28-36 Sat, Sep 06 at Penn State - L, 14-45 Sat, Sep 13 vs Hawai'I - W, 45-7 Thu, Sep 25 vs USC - W, 27-21 Thu, Oct 02 at Utah - L, 28-31 Sat, Oct 11 vs Washington State - W, 66-13. Sat, Oct 18 at Washington - W, 34-13 Sat, Nov 01 vsArizona State - W, 27-25 Sat, Nov 08 at UCLA - W, 34-6 Sat, Nov 15 vs California - W, 34-21 Sat, Nov 22 at Arizona Sat, Nov 29 vs Oregon