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Junior wide receiver Brandin Cooks leaps up for a 42-yard catch at the start of the 2013 season. Cooks finished the game with nine catches for 168 yards and two touchdowns, and added 47 rushing yards.

OSU in Pros: Brandin Cooks (Football)

Brandin Cooks, the Oregon State alumni with two NFL Conference Championship rings and four 1,000-yard seasons to his name seven years into his professional career, was filling the box scores long before...

The OSU Football team holds up their turnover chainsaw on the Beaver sideline in a home game versus the Utah Utes on Oct. 12, 2019 at Reser Stadium. 

OSU Football senior’s view on the last four years

Oregon State football has had significant shifts since the departure of head coach Mike Riley after the 2014 season. With multiple head coach changes, mediocre records and disheartening conference play,...

OSU Football freshman Alex Austin preps for a play at Reser Stadium during the 2019 season. 

Austin reflects on freshman football season

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

OSU Football head coach Smith encourages the team from the sidelines at Ohio State on Sept. 1, 2018. 

Jonathan Smith and Oregon State adjusting to football’s new normal

The press conference for Oregon State Football’s head coach Jonathan Smith on April 2 began as they typically do. A general wave of silent anticipation came from a crowd of reporters waiting to get their...

Oregon State teammates congratulate fifth-year senior linebacker Michael Doctor after his game changing pick-six against ASU at home on Nov. 15, 2014 in Reser Stadium. 

Wednesday Win: Oregon State Football defeats No. 6 Arizona State in 2014

In the middle of November, the Oregon State Football team defeated the No.6 Arizona State Sun Devils on November 15, 2014 by a score of 35-27. It was one of several milestone wins against ranked opponents...

OSU Football head coach Jonathan Smith speaks prior to 2019 season on July 31 at Reser Stadium. The team finished the season with a record of 5-7. 

OSU Football’s Smith gets contract extension

Brady Akins, Sports Contributor
January 27, 2020

When Oregon State Beavers’ head football coach Jonathan Smith took over the program in 2018, the first head coaching job of his career, he was inheriting a team that had finished 1-11 the year before...

OSU Football junior wide receiver snags a catch in the Beavers final home game versus Arizona State in Reser Stadium on Nov. 16. 

Best of 2020: OSU Beavers male student athlete

First place: Isaiah HodginsWhen Isaiah Hodgins next steps onto a football field, he won’t be suiting up to play for the Oregon State Beavers, where he has spent the last three years of his career.Rather,...

OSU redshirt sophomore quarterback Tristan Gebbia (#3) throws a pass while under pressure from UO freshman defensive tackle Brandon Dorlus (#97) in Autzen Stadium. 

Beavers fall to Ducks but exceed season expectations

Brady Akins, Oregon State
December 2, 2019

The Oregon State Beavers fought to maintain a close game with Oregon in their final game of the season, but eventually fell to their rival Ducks 24-10 in the 123rd Civil War.The rivalry between the Oregon...

OSU redshirt senior tight end Noah Togiai (81) hurdles an Arizona State defender, a feat that resulted in a Beaver touchdown. 

Football wins senior night versus ASU

Claire Platt, Orange Media Network
November 18, 2019

The last home game and senior night for Oregon State Beavers ended in a Beaver victory Saturday night, Nov.16 at Reser Stadium against the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Beavers now look towards competing...

Oregon running back rushes down the sideline as part of his four touchdown performance in the 122nd Civil War matchup.

2019 Oregon State Football schedule released

Marcus Trinidad, Editor-in-Chief
December 4, 2018

After posting a 2-10 (1-8) record, the Oregon State Beavers will kick off their clean state against the currently bowl-eligible Oklahoma State Cowboys. This is the first year Oregon State will open the...

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State dismisses rape charge against former OSU football player, cites insufficient evidence

Delaney Shea, News Editor and Joe Wolf
October 10, 2018

Editor's Note: A previous edition of this article was formatted in a way that may have led readers to believe that the texts served on October 1 by the defense were the main reason the case was dismissed,...

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