14.Jan.2015 Oregon State at Washington

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Tomorrow at 6pm. Feel free to discuss recruiting in this thread until then (I’m curious to see a complete list of weekend visitors, if anyone has it).

I’m putting the thread up a day early because I’m really digging the way these guys play.

A nice writeup here from the official site with tidbits.

This is an interesting five game stretch against some of the weaker teams this year: Washington, Washington State, UCLA, USC, ASU (before facing Arizona again). The way the Beavs are playing defense, they could theoretically win all of those.

The lady Beavs (redundant?) are 9th in the AP after dismantling Oregon. I declare 2015 the year of the Beaver.

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  • Bill says:
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    Guys will need to approach this game like the AZ game. The team is going to be taken a lot more seriously by opponents after beating AZ.

    Keys –
    1. UW is pretty bad at shooting the deep ball. .234 3pt % in conference play. That means the Beavs should stay with their 2-3 zone most of the game. Do not let the ball inside early. But don’t sag so much that UW gets open looks at the 3.
    2. If UW gets the ball inside. Make them tough shots or foul them hard. Their two leading big men, Kemp and Upshaw are both below 60% from the FT line. Both guys have FG% above 60% in conference.
    3. Offensively, keep working until the high percentage shot comes. Teams are still pressing full court so being able to break the press consistently will be key.

    It’s really more of the same. Play good defense, rebound and limit turnovers. Beavs have done a good job of not chasing the play and staying in position.

    • Bill says:
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      Also I would expect a fairly large crowd, Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp are expected to be in attendance for their kids. They are Seattle hoops legends.

      • Issaquahbeav says:
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        Not sure about a large crowd. UW started very hot but has come crashing back down to earth. Many of their fans have jumped off the bandwagon and OSU basketball does not bring much excitement in terms of draw power.

        I’m headed to game tomorrow.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    I declare 2015 the year of the Beaver.

    Lines up with the Chinese zodiac too….

    (ok, maybe not)

  • whatever says:
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    So, who’s visiting this weekend? I’ve heard:

    Jay Irvine – He named us his leader in December.
    Treston Decoud – We lead for him, a couple more trips after OSU though.
    Taylor Thomas – Committed to Utah, but he removed that from his twitter profile, may be open to us again.
    Sheldrick Redwine – Committed to Louisville, may not be coming after all, haven’t heard confirmation.

    I think Irvine and Decoud will commit, possibly this weekend. I think Thomas is 50/50.

    • angry angry says:
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      I think Thomas will wind up a Beav.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      Gina said she’s have an article today or tomorrow detailing who was visiting this weekend

  • ObjCritic says:
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    I’m still checking Mizell for her profiles on the new coaching staff. Here’s an excerpt on Baldwin, whose biggest football influence is Jack Elway:

    “My coaching style in three words: High-energy. Enthusiastic. Demanding.

    I wanted to come to OSU because … Gary Andersen is the intriguing part about it. I was fortunate enough to work for him at Utah State, and he was such an incredible guy to work for. When I look back at it, I ask myself why I left. I made a mistake when I went to Colorado State. It was definitely, I thought, an opportunity to go in a different direction, and sometimes you make mistakes. I worked for a guy that had worked for me, and I knew after I’d been there a year and a half I had made a mistake. I said, “If I ever got the opportunity and Gary would hire me again, I would pursue that.”

    After the new staff secures their commitments and knows what kind of roster it has to work with, I anticipate we’ll hear more from the coaches on schemes and player roles.

  • whatever says:
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    SportsCenter ?@SportsCenter 4m4 minutes ago

    BREAKING: Oregon QB Marcus Mariota will announce that he’ll forgo senior season & enter NFL draft. (via @mortreport)

    • angry angry says:
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      Smart.

    • ObjCritic says:
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      Not a surprise, but I kind of wish he’d come back.

      Be fun for OSU to beat him in Autzen next year…oh well. “Next man up” as they say at UO….

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      and more duck tears will be shed today

    • RanYakumo RanYakumo says:
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      TBH, this is probably the best time for him to go. Tampa Bay is far from a great organization, but they’re also pretty stable.

      Now, if it was the Jets, Bills, or Raiders with the first pick, then I would come back for one more year.

      • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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        who says he’s gonna be the first pick?

        • RanYakumo RanYakumo says:
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          I think he’ll be. Tampa Bay needs a quarterback, and although Mariota’s passing ability leaves a bit to be desired, I think they’ll take him over the walking headcase that is Jameis Winston.

        • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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          I easily could see him falling since Oregon’s offense is so different from what he’ll be needed to do in the NFL.

          • cj cj says:
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            They might consider turning him into a wide out, he could probably be more successful. Needs to bulk up some though.

          • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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            Mariota is 6′-4″ and 220 lbs. On par with Kaepernick and bigger than Russell Wilson

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            Mannion #1 baby!

    • Bill says:
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      He’ll be the #1 pick. When accounting for his work ethic and no off field issues, he’ll rate higher than Winston.

      He’ll be ok in the NFL if they suit the offense to his talents. I do compare him a lot to Alex Smith. Solid player but needs to play in a system that suits him. Or ease him into the pro style system over a couple years. It’ll be a rough transition if he’s asked to play pro style right away since he rarely took snaps under center. I don’t think he knows how to run play action.

      Maybe even take the Carson Palmer route and sit him the whole year to let him learn. That’s probably the smartest way to handle him. But then again the NFL is a win now league and more rookies are playing right away.

  • ObjCritic says:
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    CBS Sports with decent attention to Wayne Tinkle concludes: “Larry Krystkowiak looks primed to have Utah among the nation’s elite for the duration of this season, but other than him Tinkle clearly looks like the early favorite to be named Pac-12 Coach of the Year. The Beavers are 11-4 heading into Thursday’s game at Washington.”

    http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/24961484/observations-louisvilles-chris-jones-a-changed-man-since-benching

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Hans Olsen (@975Hans) tweeted at 0:10 PM on Wed, Jan 14, 2015:
    Brayden Kearsley is (officially) headed to Oregon State University. Got things taken care of and is moving on. He’s a solid lineman.
    (https://twitter.com/975Hans/status/555456903443001344?s=03)

    Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download?s=13

    • RanYakumo RanYakumo says:
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      Looks like he was just waiting for Riley to leave. πŸ˜‰

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      has to sit out next season right?

      • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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        Would think so unless there are “family need” reasons for his transfer. I havent heard anything about that though.

        • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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          did he play at all at BYU last season? Did he redshirt?

          • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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            Not sure if he played at all. Would have to look up stats. I know he was injured for much of the year but dont think he got a medical hardship.

          • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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            according to the BYU board I checked he played as a true freshman but was limited this year due to injury. They also say academics may have had something to due with him transferring.

            Take it for what it’s worth

            http://cougarcorner.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17844

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            Just needs to pass one class to be eligible…….

          • Jack says:
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            Hot online bowling.

          • beavergopher beavergopher says:
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            cougarcorner sounds like an online site for horny middle aged chicks.

          • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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            I almost wrote “cougar site” but figured one of you degenerates would take it and run with it. Wouldn’t blame you as I would have done the same.

          • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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            read an article that says he will have 3 years to play 2. Has to sit out 2015 per NCAA transfer rules. So basically he’ll be a redshirt JR in 2016

    • whatever says:
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      Good get.

      Considering coach Andersen’s comment a couple weeks ago about wanting to carry 20 offensive linemen, there are going to be some guys encouraged to look elsewhere for playing time. Or position changes, I guess. I believe this makes 25 either verbally committed, in the system or on the way.

      • Electric Eye says:
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        Wants to carry 16 OL on scholarship. With Kearsley and the 5 current commits, OSU would be at 21. I think Zach Lucas could end up at Missouri. Will Hopkins isn’t a D1 player, he’d be expendable. So would Bobby Keenan.

        Maybe Andersen lets the situation play out this year and starts weeding guys out next recruiting cycle.

    • angry angry says:
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      Damn. He is going to be old by the time he plays.

  • Corliss says:
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    Alex Grinch named wazzu D coordinator. Not sure where from yet

  • Corliss says:
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    Appropriate name for pirate assistant

  • Corliss says:
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    Grinch was mizzou,s safeties coach.

  • Corliss says:
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    Jack del rio to be raiders HC. Good luck

    • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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      He will need it.

      • scotty says:
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        I feel kind of bad we didn’t offer him the OSU job. Now Luke’s dad has to settle for a crappy one.

  • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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    247Sports three-star defensive end Keivonnis Davis confirmed Wednesday that he is visiting Corvallis on Jan. 23.

    The 6-foot-4, 230-pound defensive end, out of Miami, Florida, is currently committed to Syracuse, but also holds offers from Cincinnati, Florida International, Pittsburgh, South Florida and West Virginia.

    https://twitter.com/AndrewNemec/status/555422801134223360

  • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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    Beavs dropped to 105th in RPI according to this site. Changes daily, win and it will take care of itself.

    UW 78th and Wazzu 125th

    http://realtimerpi.com/rpi_Men.html

    • OSU82 says:
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      Interesting that this site projects the women’s team winning out and finishing the season 27-1. Men’s team projected to finish 16-13 and 8-10 in the Pac-12.

      • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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        I’d take that. But I think they’ve shown that they can do better. Even WT said after beating UA they he still felt they haven’t played their best game yet.

      • cj cj says:
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        They are missing a game, Beavs play 30 (not including the tourney).

  • angry angry says:
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    Wisconsin signs a 2nd QB after Austin Kafentzis signs his LOI.
    That dude got duped.

    He is naive to believe a coach would guarantee him the starting job.

    • Electric Eye says:
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      Alvarez/Chryst had Penniston, Beach, and Kafentzis sign LOI’s the other day, in addition to the financial aid agreements they’d already signed. All 3 are “locked-in” to Wisconsin now. Classes don’t start til the 19th, but they can’t go anyhwere else without a release.

      About 3 hours after those three kids signed, it was announced that the 2nd qb had also signed. Kids name is Hornibrook or something like that, and he’s also an early enrollee.

      Kafentzis could end up a safety I’d bet.

      • mexibeav mexibeav says:
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        Yep, the Hornibrook guy is a prototypical Pocket Passer that Wisconsin likes. Sucks for Kafentzis…

        • angry angry says:
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          He was dumb to think Wisconsin wouldn’t do that.

          • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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            He said he thought he could play in all styles of offense in his interview on Wisconsin radio. I don’t think he doubts his ability to play in a pro style offense.

            I don’t think he is afraid of competition. That’s why I doubt the rumor of him demanding to be the starter. It was only a rumor so there’s not way to know if it’s really true.

            Or maybe he’s just dumb..?

          • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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            Russell Wilson was a 2 star dual-threat QB according to Rivals and Wisconsin used him with Chryst as OC. I think they probably really sold him on the Russell Wilson thing…

            https://rivals.yahoo.com/oregonstate/football/recruiting/player-Austin-Kafentzis-134082;_ylt=Ama3pR9ovuNi64Nr29lIZY5FtZB4

          • Electric Eye says:
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            Russell Wilson was a fully developed QB from 3 years at NC State before he even ended up at Wisconsin. Chryst didn’t have much to do with Wilson’s development. That being said, I’m sure Chryst will try to use the Wilson-angle. Although since 1992, that’s the first and only year Wisconsin has used an offense with running quarterback principles.

            Kafentzis does have confidence, I’ll give him that.

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            You are correct grasshopper.

          • cj cj says:
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            Isn’t that glasshoppa?

    • youngorst says:
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      I said it at the time, QB is one position where you have to know you have the backing of the coach otherwise you will be buried on the depth chart. Oh well, he made a choice.

  • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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    Ocean Lakes CB T.J. Griffin @TheComeUp2015 has decommitted from #Wisconsin http://t.co/O7iulxmGuh— Michael Clark (@MClarkScout) January 14, 2015

    Is followed by Vincent Guinta on twitter.

    http://247sports.com/Player/TJ-Griffin-36696

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      Sounds like he’s expected to go to Virginia, to follow an asst. coach, Chris Beatty, who just left Wisconsin for Virginia.

  • Electric Eye says:
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    That would be a steal! Kids’ got real skills.

  • angry angry says:
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    Why isn’t OSU’s baseball team ranked?

    http://www.osubeavers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=30800&ATCLID=209731602

    Ridiculous talent coming in…

    • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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      Major talent left.

    • Bill says:
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      But even more ridiculous talent that left. Hard to replace them all even in aggregate.

      Conforto and Davis both came in and made a huge impact. Do any of these freshman hitters have that kind of ability? I have high hopes for Elliot Cary.

      The pitching is the one area that the losses really hurt. Wetzler, Fry and Schultz were the best in the nation at their positions. All sub 2 ERAs. Everyone else other than Moore is relatively unproven. The team will have to make up the loss with offense.

      The freshman, Ice, Morrison and Hamilton who played last year really need to improve. If they can pull a Jeff Hendrix improvement, then all will be well.

      A whole lot of ifs this year. I think the team will contend for the conference title, but hard to say what they could do nationally.

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        Well said, Bill. I won’t be surprised to see Casey prove, again, what solid coaching can do.

        I’m thinkin’ about going to the doubleheader vs Grambling on Feb 28; WBB vs Cal for season finale at Gill same day. Baseball starts at 1:05 and 4:05, WBB at 3:00…….too bad the schedules aren’t tweaked to allow attendance at all three events.

        EDIT: Sent an email to Mark Massari regarding schedule tweak, I’ll post his response when/if it arrives.

    • RanYakumo RanYakumo says:
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      Don’t mind OSU not being ranked if it means the team plays with a chip on their shoulder because of it.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      saw that this morning on Dan Patrick show. KB sounds like he’s on Neptune

      • Jack says:
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        Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote about him… Kurt Busch of Neptune?

  • angry angry says:
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    This guy is visiting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2U0IAT0CYI&feature=youtu.be

    0-star recruit.

    His film looks pretty good. Big hitter.

    • mexibeav mexibeav says:
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      I’m liking these unrated/low-rated recruits more than Riley’s rated ones. Guy definitely has a swagger about him.

    • ObjCritic says:
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      Would like to see him wrap up more often, but these are “highlight” hits for the most part where he’s taking guys down on impact. The good thing about the way he does it is he doesn’t seem to leave his feet very often, so he’s driving through them and knocking the shit out of them.. He seems to have very good range. Importantly, he clearly has the aggressive play that Andersen is seeking. He has the look of someone who can help transform the defense. Imagine him on the field with Strong in a couple of years.

  • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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    stopped by the ticket office today and picked up tix for the UCLA, Utah and Civil War men’s hoops games.

    • cj cj says:
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      Yeah we got a couple more for the CW on Friday and 4 more for the Colorado game (I’m a veteran so using that perk!) just today.

      I’m still pumped about Sunday’s game! Have to keep reminding myself what Tinkle said, “this isn’t going to be the year we beat Arizona, we have more ahead of us”.

      • cj cj says:
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        It’s interesting about the logo. If I’m logged in I get space invaders, if not I get the Angry Beaver.

        What’s up with that Angry?

        • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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          Test to see if logo appears when not logged in.

          • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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            Hmmm, works for cj, not for me.

            What’s up with that Angry?

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            The curse of the Angry Muskrat!

          • Jack says:
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            The toothy poop smear with the 70’s cursive strikes again!

          • cj cj says:
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            You have to have Gravatar enabled in Ghostery to even get it to work when you’re not logged in.

        • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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          Another test, to see if random avatar’s are assigned when not logged in.

      • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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        Thank you for your service sir!

        • cj cj says:
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          Entirely welcome … and don’t call me “sir”. (I’m as good as you are!) πŸ™‚

    • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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      Betcha didn’t bump into Robin Ryan or Taylor Sarman.

  • Mud&Sticks Mud&Sticks says:
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    Anyone besides me a bit curious/concerned(?) re Dave Baldwin?

    I say that for two reasons 1) he’s changed jobs often, perhaps too often 2) in his interview with Parker he didn’t display the type of etiquette that most coaches do when talking about their previous jobs (perhaps he’s miffed because McElwain didn’t take him to UF?).

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      Baldwin left Andersen and Utah St for the CSU job. He had worked with Jim McElwain before. recent interview I saw with Baldwin said it was a mistake to leave Andersen and wanted the opportunity to work with him again.

      http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212443/Offensive-coordinator-Dave-Baldwin-leaves-USU-for-Colorado-State.html?pg=all

      • cj cj says:
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        You know, MR said the same thing when he came here the second time. Personally, I don’t think we would have had the Fiesta Bowl season with him here because Erickson brought in the JC guys (TJ, Chad, etc.) that finished out the team that year. I doubt if they would have come here for Mikey.

        Just a thought…for what it’s worth…

        • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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          Absolutely agree. Erickson had a different attitude, and the team had a swagger we havent seen since.

    • ObjCritic says:
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      Andersen’s on his third job in a three year span…hopefully all of their talk about Corvallis and “getting the band back together” is sincere so they stick around long enough to tribute to real program growth. I don’t mind if Andersen moves on in 5 or 6 years, but I’d like to see and his coordinators raise expectations and achieve them so the subsequent staff has high expectations placed on them. If Andersen’s gone in two years it may not produce much program growth.

      I suspect with Sitake’s boom/bust defense, which seems to produce high sacks/TFL numbers as well as high point totals in losses, and Baldwin’s alleged love affair with bubble screens, we’ll have plenty to comment on in here (good and bad).

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      Just re-read Gina’s piece on Baldwin. She shows him as basically a position coach for his first ten years (78-88), then no info for 6 years. Plenty of job hopping after that, and not necessarily advancements in responsibility/stature.
      As for blunt talk, he is 59 and is tight with Andersen; probably doesn’t feel the need to be as PC as younger guys.
      I’m somewhat optimistic we’ll see three good years before he is ready for new areas to explore and new birds to watch. I’ll take that over several years of Langs or Garrett.

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      His offenses are good, and etiquette is overrated. I find lack of PC refreshing.

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        Agree.

      • ObjCritic says:
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        Have not watched his previous teams. How would his running game and offensive balance be described?

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          2014 season at CSU: Pass heavy.
          2013 season at CSU: Balanced
          2012 season at CSU: Just garbage.
          2011 season at USU: Run heavy.

          11, 13, and 14 his offenses were in the top 10. Looks like he really does adapt to the players he has around.

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    Moore moved from Denver to LA for senior year. That could partially explain the no stars. In Colorado as a junior, he would have been on the radar of Utah coaches. Maybe he simply got lost.

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      Hope so. His film looks okay. But Alcorn St as his best offer is troubling.

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        OSU hasn’t offered yet, may be pitching a priority walk on for all we know.

        Either way, I trust the coaches to evaluate what they need till they prove otherwise.

  • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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    Massari answered my email in less than half an hour! Good customer service considering the time of day (after 7:30pm)!

    He said, “…we’ve discussed. TV on WBB sets their time, and waiting to hear what baseball wants to do.
    Someone will respond with final answer for you… ”

    To Be Continued

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      What did you ask him?

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        Per my comment above, I asked about a tweak to the start times on Feb 28 when there is a baseball double header and the final WBB regular season game, all in Corvallis. As currently scheduled it would not be possible to catch all three games in their entirety.

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    UCLA whipped USC and Stanford beat Cal in Berzerkely tonight. Right now, Pac-12 is looking like a 3 bid league to the big dance. Utah, Zona and Stanford. Colorado is the next closest with an RPI of 71. That will not get them in.

    Colorado 71
    UCLA 75
    UW 78
    UO 88
    Beavs 105
    Cal 113
    Wazzu 125
    USC 126
    ASU 150

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    We’re all jazzed about the Gary Andersen hire, and we should be. But meanwhile Tinkle is putting together something just as special.

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    These should be interesting: Parker interview series with Baldwin.

  • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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    If you’ve not already read it, the Gadget Times article on Sitake is worth checking.
    “β€œWe’re going to have the best 11 on field at a time, depending on who we’re defending.”

    http://www.gazettetimes.com/sports/beavers-sports/football/osu-football-tough-choice-brings-kalani-sitake-to-corvallis/article_68266d7e-3295-5339-ae50-e9a219a8b6ad.html

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      Too bad he’s not as good as Read, who sometimes only needed 9 or 10 players on the field….

      That comment has to be motivating and heartening to the team.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Soccer related news. #2 pick in MLS draft is from OSU

    American Soccer Now ?@ThisIsASN 8m8 minutes ago
    First surprise of the draft as Khiry Shelton goes second to @NYCFC . Great athlete from Oregon State. Target forward body, winger’s pace.

  • Mud&Sticks Mud&Sticks says:
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    Is UW the most talented team the Beavs have faced on the road so far?

    I hope I’m wrong but the way they’ve played on the road leads me to assume that tonight’s game will go in the L column. Plus the Fuskies haven’t been winning so they’re going to be motivated to get their Pac-12 season turned around.

    Can the Beavs keep the margin to less than 20? 15? 10? 5?

    Go Beavs!

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      Vegas put the Beavs at +6 and it’s crept up to +7 as of this morning.

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        I might have to do what my dad used to do. His approach was he’d bet against the Beavs figuring that that way he’d win either way. If they lost he’d win some money. If they won he’d be happy.

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          That’s no longer necessary in the Tinkle (Andersen?) era.
          Beavs are 10-3-1 ATS this season (1-2 away).

          This teams wants you to have your cake, and eat it too!!

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          Reciprocally, Huskies are 6-6 ATS this season (3-6 home).

          Not that I’m a betting man…

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          I’ve long termed this type of bet emotional insurance.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Sitake out visiting a Utah 2016 QB (pro-style) commit.

    Kahiiii @KAHINEVES Β· 6m 6 minutes ago
    Great visit with Oregon state coach @kalanifsitake and @ituiaki !
    Embedded image permalink

    http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/player-Kahi-Neves-165580

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      Big dude. 6’4″, 240#, claims a 4.9 40. I’ve seen him listed as MLB though, not QB.

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    Just offered 2017 rb.
    http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3833048/highlights/163661381

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      Greedy bastard; its like on every carry he wants six points. : )

      Looks like he has kind of a gliding running style that can be deceptively fast, but he also can make some moves and take off.

      Things are looking SO different already, even in the offers…..

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      If OSU can make its lay ups and free throws, it can win, and play its defense, they will win. Expect continued improvement due to Tinkle.

      How’s that for insightful, detailed “analysis?”

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    There was talk earlier in the day that Jay Irvine was meeting with Wake Forrest coaches today, but just a few minutes ago he tweeted this:

    G.O.E?? @Jay_underrated1 Β· 4m 4 minutes ago

    Things ain’t go as plan???????????? I know where I’m going officially now????????????

    Sounds like he might be ours to lose at this point.

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    Its pretty much a matter of sticking to the identity that Tinkle has laid down. Intense defense, motion offense generating opportunities, everyone in on the act. Much harder to do away from home. I expect the confidence will come gradually. GO BEAVS!!

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    Two D-linemen (class of 2017) get an Oregon State offer. Both are currently Utah commits. Too funny. Utah continue to be pissed.

    Jay Tufele @tufele123 Β· 7m 7 minutes ago

    Another offer another blessing so thankful for Oregon state this time it was me and my D line bro@twin2 langi tuifua

    http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/player-Jay-Tufele-167807
    https://rivals.yahoo.com/dlb/football/recruiting/player-Langi-Tuifua-165528

  • beaverkman beaverkman says:
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    This seems like a very difficult win for the Beavs. UW (a team ranked in the Top 17 just weeks ago) has struggled mightily in its last four games. They need a Win big time. I would guess we get their best shot. We have not had much success on the road this season. I could be wrong but this game seems like a UW victory.

    If they pull this one out, look out.

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      This is a litmus test for how we’ll take it through league play. I also don’t expect much from our crew in this one. But maybe the limited experience at Hec Ed is a bonus in this one instance. Those with experience over the past several years have not had success. Maybe a blank slate finds early confidence and rides it to the end .

      Still, inexperience away from home doesn’t bode well.

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      I agree. I’m on the fence. UW held a players only meeting after the home loss to WSU last weekend. During their 4 game slide they’ve gotten away from playing defense. Beavs seem to struggle against teams that can and do play good D. I can see this one being a blowout loss and the beavs coming in after knocking off Zona with a letdown. Hopefully the coaching staff has been preaching that all week. If the beavs continue the defensive prowess they’ve shown these last 2 games, this is a winnable game. UW always seems to be a superior athletic team. But I’ve never been sold on Romar as a coach and his teams always seem to freelance on offense. They’ve also been turning the ball over in droves lately. That bodes well for OSU. Either way, I’ll be watching. I think at least a road split this weekend is doable. Go Beavs!

  • AfghanBeav AfghanBeav says:
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    With all the discussion about BIRGing I thought this was on topic. Watch until the end.

    http://youtu.be/vu_P793w0dk

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    @beaverkman
    2star RB Lopini Katoa @PiniBaby scheduled to visit #GoBeavs Next weekend. Here is his tape http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1247155/lopini-katoa …

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    Go Beavs! Turn the dawgs into puppies tonight!

    • cj cj says:
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      This logo (gravatar) thing is interesting between being logged in or out.

      I noticed that the Space Invaders gravatar is shown at the top of my profile page but couldn’t figure out a way to replace it. Did a little editing to my profile to see if it makes a difference.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    …and Robbins has been suspended for 10 games. It’s been fun guys.

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    I’m here at UW game (5 min before tipoff) and there may be 1,500 fans at most.

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    Gomis has some hands of stone

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    Reid just went WWF wrestling for second.

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      He was lucky he didn’t get tossed on that one! Of course the guy had been hanging on him all game up to that point.

      Refs did a shitty job both ways tonight.

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    Wow wtf Robbins??!! You realize your team has no depth??

    They need to disclose what he did…

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    wow….15-15…with 3 minutes and change….are the guys taking bad shots, or are the defenses that good…?

  • JockItch JockItch says:
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    ….yup, missed layup by Payton and missed dunk by Kemp reveals the answer.

  • angry angry says:
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    Just got home to see 15-15. Did a double take…

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    Olaf has missed a ton of open looks. No Duvivier in the game has killed the offense

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    19-15 isn’t the end of the world. Keep playing D. Those shots will start falling. BTW, It must be impossible for Upshaw to be called for a foul. WT should have been giving those refs an earful

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      I thought at least one of his blocks was goal tending…

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        apparently he’s also so good he never commits a foul. He was whistled for ONE in the entire fucking game.

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    Team confidence looks shot.. Probably a lot to do with Robbins being out.. Mental mind fuck.

    Honestly if he got suspended 10 games for weed that’s stupid.. It’s legal up there now right? GP2 needs to step up 0 points at half..

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      It doesn’t matter if it’s legal. If it’s against NCAA policy it’s still going to get you suspended.

    • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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      It’s not effective until July 1, 2015, but the NCAA and the school can still make it policy for the players not to smoke it.

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    Upshaw blocks (w no fouls called) and turnovers…. the difference in the game.

  • angry angry says:
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    Just heard the Robbins news, too. Wow….idiot

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    Hell of a possession by beavs and sharp pass by GP2

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    Gary Payton is so ridiculously good defensively. Only reason the Beavers are up. Washington can’t get into the middle of the zone to make a play cause he’s getting his hands on every pass or drive in there

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    I get it’s an athletic department rule.. But my time on campus was spent with plenty of dudes on beaver sports who smoked weed. No one was suspended..It’s just not a huge deal. Definitely. Not 10 games worthy.

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      He must have been suspended for not attending the Ducks football cheering party

    • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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      Yeah, could be anything. People are just assuming it’s for smoking weed.

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        Yea low GPA seems more plausible

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          If it’s a grade issue, you’re not eligible to play until the problem with the grades is fixed. They don’t just give out a determined number of games for academics.

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        He was suspended for three games in his freshman year, does that impact this punishment? Maybe a repeat of the previous “violation of team rules”?

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      I don’t feel good admitting this… but I was good friends with someone who supplied a lot of weed to some Beaver football players when I was there (pretty high profile players, for certain reasons as well…) This is coming from someone who doesn’t really smoke pot as well as a “dealer’ that is now doing well legally. It’s not a big deal and something that most players don’t have a problem with. It either is a new type of rule or an insane amount of stupidity on his part. I don’t want to come to conclusions, but his previous suspensions tells me it may be an issue with him being completely stupid.

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        It’s partly stupidity. Because it has happened once, he is eligible for extra scrutiny other athletes don’t get to enjoy. So he will get the surprise test without the complimentary, “There might be a random pee test tomorrow,” statement in the locker room by someone maybe associated with the AD.

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    We somehow are still in this.. Need More gp2 in the high screen and roll

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    Jarmal Reid is not good. Does some incredibly stupid stuff. Whenever it’s him and a Gomis in the game the offense is a dumpster fire

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    I don’t really care what it was for, but Robbins was one of the better scorers on a team with zero depth, so this pretty much derails my excitement for the rest of the season. I don’t see who can step into that role. Sanders? I doubt it.

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      I BELIEVE! πŸ˜€

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      Sanders can’t cause he’s strictly a catch and shoot guy. Can’t dribble. Nobody can fill that role as a scorer off the bench

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      This is unbelievable. How could Robbins do that? I really feel for the team and the coaches. Already short handed and this happens. Good god.

      Gonne be way tougher now. I hope the coaches can deal with it. If anyone could, Tinkle & Co can. Lets hope so. Damn!

  • scotty says:
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    go cooooooooooougs later

  • GoBeavs90 says:
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    This game is over

  • scotty says:
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    GP2 is redonkulous

  • beaverkman beaverkman says:
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    Where has that been all game?

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    We’re gonna lose to Lorenzo Romar

    how embarrassing πŸ™

  • Quatre Quatre says:
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    Sorry, this team isn’t good enough to beat anyone on the road. Did you all just forget that because they pulled off a home upset?

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      they can beat USC, they suck bad

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      BS. WSU is not good. I don’t care that they beat the huskies and Cal on the road. They are beatable

      • cj cj says:
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        After the game last night against the webbies, I’m worried…

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          I’m not. Neither of those teams play defense

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    well that escalated quickly. Still think the beavs mop the floor with these hussies when they come to Gill

    http://i1.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/353/279/e31.jpg

    There isn’t anyone the Beavs play at Gill in the next 9 that I would consider a lock to beat them. Looks like my original opinion of VR was spot on. Not a team player

  • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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    UW didn’t put this game away until the last 5 minutes. Lack of depth? Yeah. Also, GP II is gonna have to start being more of an offensive threat . He was pretty quiet tonight. The offense has to come from everyone contributing. The loss of Robbins hurts though.

    Huskies also shot 21 FT’s to OSU’s 10. I know some of those were intentional sending Upshaw to the line. He had a big impact on this game as the beavs seemed to be tentative taking the ball to the basket. Going to have to shoot better than 32% to win on the road

  • beavergopher beavergopher says:
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    Score?

  • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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    As it stands right now, the beavs are only 6 deep. N’Diaye is not an offensive contributor off the bench. Yikes. These guys better start conditioning themselves to play 35+ minutes a game. And if someone gets in foul trouble, they’re fucked. It’s my fault guys. Had I not got tix yesterday, none of this would have happened.

  • scotty says:
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    Still proud of the team (minus VR) this game. They fought until the end and were in it most of the time.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      yep. Put this one behind you, regroup and get the coogs Sat evening in Pullman. A split is still doable

  • cj cj says:
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    Maybe Tinkle has some more magic in his wand.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      http://cdn.meme.am/instances/55169217.jpg

    • beavergopher beavergopher says:
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      You jinxed the team with your bucked tooth devil of an avatar.

      Maybe he has more tinkle in his magic wand.

      FIFY

      • cj cj says:
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        oooh … harsh!

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          Now, if I had been logged in I could ‘edit’, go back to the message, and add:

          NUTRIA LOVER! πŸ™‚

          but alas, I’m not logged in… πŸ™

          • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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            I also hate the Nike Nutria! Bring back old Benny.

          • cj cj says:
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            IMHO the Nutria is the worst of the 3!

            You mentioned “buck toothed” compare the Nutria with the Angry Beaver (I made it easy earlier in the thread, about 20% down from the top in a reply to Beavblazer).

            Nutria wins hands, er, teeth down….

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            I prefer to call it the Saber Toothed River Cat. The Angry Muskrat looks like a sixth grader drew it.

          • Jack says:
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            Sorry… I just can’t take you seriously with that poop smear for your avatar.

          • cj cj says:
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            You actually get it…I’m not serious. Well, hardly ever…

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    ducks and coogs forgot how to play defense. 57-52 coogs. at halftime

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    tight game on the palouse. tied @ 94. 27 seconds left

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      going overtime. tied at 94. Crowd at Friel Court is pathetic. If there’s 1000 people there I’d be shocked

  • Mud&Sticks Mud&Sticks says:
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    I wonder if the team feels like it got kicked in the nads re this Robbins deal?

    I know as a fan I sure do.

    I wouldn’t blame WT if he just kicked VR off the team and yanked his scholarship.

    Is it possible that OSU could bring in a kid who has graduated and still has some eligibilty left?

  • Calibeav says:
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    That’s what it looked liked.. That team didnt look confident at all. The Robbins deal likely crushed their spirits

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    about 9000 disguised as empty seats witnessed zero defense being played. Coogs win 108-99 in OT

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      you know Ernie Kent wanted this one against his alma mater that fired him. Expect a letdown Saturday evening. I’m calling it now. Beavs win in Pullman

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      PAC B-ball crowds are pathetic.

  • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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    for all active and veterans of the military, get your butts to Gill. Beaversalute! Free tix for

    mens hoops game vs Colorado
    womens hoops vs UW
    wrestling vs Cal Bakersfield

    http://www.osubeavers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=30800&ATCLID=209847181

  • Jack says:
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    It just warms the heart:
    http://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/57670027.jpg

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      LMFAO!

    • scotty says:
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      How sad. Those kids deserve something more fashionable and dignified πŸ™

    • ObjCritic says:
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      Good way to start Friday morning, thanks Jack!

    • ObjCritic says:
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      But were I a UO fan, I’d probably say: “Oh look, the Beaver’s 2015 DLine commitments like to dance. Wonder if they’ll qualify?!?”

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      Awesome

    • Jack says:
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      It’s sad to think there is a community of thousands somewhere who think the Buffalo Bills were the mostest awesomest American football team of the early 90’s.

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    If women’s basketball maintains their ranking, they could be hosting first and second round games in Corvallis:

    “Oregon State is currently projected as a No. 3 seed, which lines up with its No. 9 national ranking. But check out the location for the Beavers’ first- and second-round games: Corvallis.

    The women’s tournament is switching from predetermined on-campus sites to the highest seed of each four-team cluster hosting the first two games. ”

    -G. Mizell

    http://espn.go.com/womens-college-basketball/bracketology

  • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaab-the-dagger/wayne-tinkle-has-oregon-state-on-the-road-to-respectability-160437641.html

    “…many Oregon State players experienced some culture shock transitioning from Robinson’s laissez-faire leadership style to Tinkle’s discipline-oriented, defensive-minded approach. ”

    laissez-faire, yeah thats it.

    • ObjCritic says:
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      Similar culture shock coming to football players…I always though “laissez-faire” fit Riley as well…”I was chewing gum on the sideline wondering when Sean was going to call a timeout” etc.

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      Ironic that the article has a photo of WT embracing Robbins.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Unlisted visitor this weekend?

    Lorenzo Froehle (@LFroehle) tweeted at 0:50 PM on Fri, Jan 16, 2015:
    Oregon State is too nice???????? http://t.co/sgSfL4cvoV
    (https://twitter.com/LFroehle/status/556191761999994880?s=03)

    Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download?s=13

    • angry angry says:
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      Who the hell is Lorenzo Froehle?

      This class stinks. Really hope something changes fast.

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        Might be there for Soccer actually, based on his background pic. Kid’s from Alaska, but that’s all I’ve got. Class of 2016 anyway.

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          Listed also as WR/K.

          Does the OSU soccer team play at Reser and/or tour recruits through there?

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            They don’t play at Reser, but they do tour the athletic facilities.

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        If he’s here for football, he’s a kicker so who cares.

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    Found a pic of our visitors from this weekend. anybody good at putting names to faces? Looks to be a couple more than I’ve seen listed as officials.

    https://twitter.com/JUCOFFrenzy/status/556195921256386562

    • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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      ok, looking closer, it looks like the 4 with rain coats on are the visitors and the others are staff/GA’s. Looks like Moore, Irvine, Decoud and Taylor (rain jackets left to right) So no surprises.

    • ObjCritic says:
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      Second from right, Lyle Moevau.

      Third from right Urkel.

      Can’t guess the rest.

      • whatever says:
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        Yeah, Lyle Moevao and Andrew Seumalo are the two on the far right. And isn’t the white guy Brennan? Not sure who the other two are, could be Lockette and Odum.

  • cj cj says:
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    Isn’t that Tupac in the middle and Lil Snoop next to him?

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    That’s Kevin Cummings on the far left.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Unrated 2015 OLB appears to have mutual interest with Beavs program

    http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2463290/ross-matiscik

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    How is this guy unrated??? He plays like a killer and it it says he was 6A player of the year….

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    That was seriously the most fun highlight Video I have seen in years..

    Recruiting profiles say he runs a 4.9 that’s likely the reason schools are sleeping on him.. I could run that right now in my dress shoes.

    But this dude reads recognizes, fills the hole and tackles better than any prospect we’ve had in a long while

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    Read an article from a texas high school football site that said he’s run a 4.68 electronic timed forty. That’s good.

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    S/O to the @SLCAthletics tandem of CB @Obi_Eboh3 RB @LJ_Humphrey23. Both land #GoBeavs offers today. #Pac12— Damon Sayles (@DamonSayles) January 16, 2015

    Eboh is a big, physical cornerback.

    http://recruiting.scout.com/player/7734233n-obi-eboh

    LJ Humphrey is a 6’5″ 200# RB?…hmm.

    http://recruiting.scout.com/player/8069837n-lil-jordan-humphrey

  • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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    Lady Beavs down 9 at the half, Cougs forcing 15 TO’s which is more than the full game average this season.
    Mandy? Lookin’ good.

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      Now down 13 with 13 min to play. So much for talking about seeding for the tourney.

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        yeah, I thought that article about possibly hosting the first couple rounds was bad ju-ju.
        Now 9 down with about 11 to go.

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        It’s fun to prejudge.

  • beaverkman beaverkman says:
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    Offered this guy from Pima CC he is a DB:
    http://recruiting.scout.com/player/194149-markell-simmons/recruiting
    http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2091349/highlights

  • beaverkman beaverkman says:
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    Trevon Sands recruited by Telly to USF commitment, is thinking about Louisville and OSU
    http://247sports.com/Player/Trevon-Sands-34397
    @Corey_Bender
    #USF commit and Miami (Fla.) Southwest ATH Trevon Sands has additional schools in mind: http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1502767-sands-garnering-pac-12-interest …
    #OregonState #FAU #Louisville

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    Scout is reporting on their site that this guy is visiting next weekend. OG from Utah
    http://espn.go.com/college-sports/football/recruiting/player/_/id/202813/james-empey

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    What’s up with the ladybeavs tonight? They’re in a dogfight w/WSU

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      Cougs forced TO’s and made the Beavs comeback from a poor first half; Cougs had 23 PF’s vs Beavs 12. Cougs stepped into passing lanes and made Beavs work to come back.
      Final 73-70 good gals.

      • cj cj says:
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        Did you notice, when you did your avatar test earlier in the thread, that the Space Invaders logos changed between logged in and logged out?

        • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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          No, hadn’t noticed that. Boy, this is a long thread, took awhile to scroll up to that test.
          Think I’ll log out and then post a message up by the test to see if the system assigns the same avatar as before.

          ADD: When I logged out and posted again up by the test I got the same avatar.
          Too much spare time here.

  • scotty says:
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    ladycougs couged it

    OSU 73-70

    • steveEbeaver says:
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      We tried but nobody can coug it like the real thing

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        Riley and Robinson tried valiantly

        • Jerry says:
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          We had a better class than cougs before riley left. He is cleaning up at nebraska and Andersen hasn’t done shit just like his two years at Wisconsin. Look at his recruiting the last 3 years its crap. Chryst has done better in a month. Andersen is a bum

          • cj cj says:
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            Go ahead…tell us what you really think!

          • Jack says:
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            Ummm… I don’t believe in the star rating system, and I can say we had nowhere near as good a class as Wazzu before Riley left… not in the star system… not looking at tapes… not in any way nearly resembling sanity.

            Thanks for playing Kate.

          • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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            LOL …. that’s gotta be sarcasm, Jerry…

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    Rumor is Chad Kauha’aha’a on his way to American Samoa. Could be seeing Elu Aydon Wisconsin commit DT.

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      Better be successful. That is a huge time investment for staff trying to play catch up.

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    I was at the second half of the women’s game (was working until halftime). It was a bad night for OSU offensively. I can’t say how OSU got down so far to begin with, but they were out of sync on offense when the tempo was high. When they slowed it down they moved the ball around well. Defense was really good. Officials called a lot of ticky-tack fouls on OSU in the last ten minutes. The only reason I can figure why is so that it would be somewhat even, since WSU was fouling a lot.

    • thatguy says:
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      Lia Galdeira on Wazzu was filthy though, you have to admit. She looked like she had been playing against men at the park her whole life and just played against women in games. If she hadn’t been in foul trouble, Beavs probably don’t take that game.

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        Good analysis, particularly if you didn’t know she had 4 older brothers and had played Pop Warner football.

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Juco DB offered tonight. Looks like a ballhawk with some speed and hits hard

    Markell Simmons

    http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2091349/highlights/167808382

  • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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    Typical Andrew Nemec bullshit from the Oregonian. Interviews a couple of kids offered by the Beavs bit ends up talking more about his ducks and how these kids are more interested in an Oregon offer. He waes probably pleasuring himself while writing this.

    http://www.oregonlive.com/recruiting/index.ssf/2015/01/langi_tuifua_jay_tufele_2017_f.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

    • cj cj says:
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      Here’s part of the text of an email I sent him this morning:

      “First, the number in the caption under the photo is wrong, there is no number “48” in the picture.

      Second, I’m really tired of your biased writing. If you’re writing about the Ducks (your bias) make it entirely about the Yucks (my bias)! To have an article that leads off and is 25% Beavers, then changes to the last 75% being about the Yucks is sad, sad journalism.

      I hope you never write another article that evens mentions the Beavers, because we all know where your loyalty lies.”

      • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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        Prepare to be blocked by him. Does not accept criticism

        • cj cj says:
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          Well, he will have to read my email first, at least in part, before he blocks me!

          • cj cj says:
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            He didn’t block just asked me to “never email” him again!

          • AfghanBeav AfghanBeav says:
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            How thin skinned must he be? That’s insane.

          • Jack says:
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            He’s a Duck.

          • Beavblazer Beavblazer says:
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            so predictable. you should try emailing canzano next.

            by the way, he addressed your criticism in the comments section of the article. sounds like several beav fans got on his case. nice work πŸ˜‰

          • cj cj says:
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            We try…. :/

    • GOBeavers GOBeavers says:
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      Not expecting this to be a popular post, but I’m sure most potential Pac-12 student athletes would pick Oregon over Oregon State. If the kids brought it up, I don’t see it as “bias” to report on it.

      Find me a kid that has been offered by Oregon but is just waiting for that Oregon State offer…

      • scotty says:
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        I’m sure they’d rather have Alabama or Ohio State offers, too. So what? Is that in there?

    • scotty says:
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      I thought we weren’t linking them πŸ˜›

  • ace0099 says:
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    for some halftime news:

    Jalen Moore commits!

    I just want to thank god for everything! I'm officially committed to the University of Oregon State! #GoBeavs #beavs pic.twitter.com/8qwtRXq7FN— jalen moore ? (@Curlyboyjalen) January 18, 2015

    • osubaby osubaby says:
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      Can’t give him shit about it either. New recruit needs positive reinforcement.

  • ObjCritic says:
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    Downside of a demand/supply “free market” economy: Blount has an NFL job as in an AFC championship game…bleah.

    Oh, well, when’s his career is over. it’ll catch up to him….

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