2013: 7-6 (4-5 Pac-12); won Hawaii Bowl over Boise State
Coming off a nine-win season in 2012, Oregon State looked to get back to 10 wins for the first time since 2006. Unfortunately they went the wrong direction in what was a very up-and-down season. They came into the year ranked #25 before losing to non-major Eastern Washington. Then they won six in a row, although none of them were particularly hard. Good thing they had already clinched bowl eligibility because then they lost six in a row, including three ranked teams in the tough Pac-12 schedule. The bowl victory ended the season on a positive note. Their defense got routinely torched all year long, but the offense was interestingly one-sided. The passing attack was the third-best in the FBS at over 376 yards per game. Credit QB Sean Mannion (4,662 yards, 37 TDs) for that; the classic pocket-passer will definitely want to make a big time bowl in his last college season. They really need help in the running game, however, now that his biggest target in WR Brandin Cooks (1,730 rec yards, 16 TDs) is in the NFL. Their schedule is highlighted with road games at USC and Stanford, and home games against ASU and Oregon.
The Oregon State Beavers are North Division members of the Pac-12 Conference. They operate under head coach Mike Riley at Reser Stadium, which holds just over 45,000 fans. All-time they have five conference titles and 17 bowl appearances. Their main rivalries are with Oregon, Washington, and Washington State. The Oregon rivalry, known as the Civil War, is their most fierce, despite their overall record of 46-61-10 and losing the last six matchups. Notable NFL Beavers right now are Seahawks CB Brandon Browner and Rams running back Steven Jackson. This season Riley is ready and confident his team will top the Pac-12 and Gold Coast Tickets does not want you to miss out on the action. Gold Coast Tickets has the best selection for all your college football needs this season!