02.Sep.2013 Hawaii @ Oregon State
The Beavers will blowout Hawaii for a number of reasons:
Hawaii is picked to finish last in the MWC
Traveling to the mainland is tough on the players/coaches
Chow fired his OC to start the season. Both sides of the ball are in disarray.
Hawaii has no run game (10 carries for 23 yards vs USC).
Hawaii had a really bad defense last year, and I haven’t read anything saying that’s changed.
Most importantly, because Rile and Banker feel the heat, and now they have to cool things off. Destroying a team after a bad loss is this regimes M.O. (maybe it’s not, but it feels that way, and I am too lazy to look up the stats).
Oregon State’s defense will likely look dominate because Hawaii is just so bad. The question is: will it be enough to silence the critics, and will all be well in Corvallis?
Oregon State 49, Hawaii 17